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1. tameness

noun. the attribute of having been domesticated.

Synonyms

  • tractability
  • tamed
  • domestication
  • tractableness
  • tame

Antonyms

  • wild
  • intractability
  • tractable
  • disobedience

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tame (English)
  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. tameness

noun. the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated.

Synonyms

  • dullness
  • jejuneness
  • vapidity
  • jejunity

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • unmalleability
  • unadaptability
  • stubborn

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tame (English)
  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with tameness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Humans selectively bred dogs for tameness, and by doing so they bred dogs with small neural crest deficits (these deficits are why the wolves were less afraid of humans in the first place).

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