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1. domination

noun. ['ˌdɑːməˈneɪʃən'] social control by dominating.

Synonyms

  • monopolisation
  • social control
  • subordination
  • bossism
  • mastery

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • domynacion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dominaciun (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Domination

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word domination


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the place of these forests came large deserts, which lead to the evolution and domination of reptiles.

Quotes containing the word domination


1. Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

2. Long before we even lose our lives, we lose our souls. Tragic but true. Some carry on—willing to make the sacrifices, putting what is perceived as important before anything else. Some tread into the dark—wasting moments of grace, letting themselves suffer from their own decisions or the other’s domination. Some continue to love, give too much, and not leave even a little love for themselves.
- Joanne Crisner, Brightest

2. domination

noun. ['ˌdɑːməˈneɪʃən'] power to dominate or defeat.

Synonyms

  • control
  • dominance
  • transcendency
  • superiority
  • supremacy
  • transcendence
  • mastery
  • ascendence
  • ascendency
  • ascendance

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • nonbeing
  • nonexistence
  • low quality

Etymology

  • domynacion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dominaciun (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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