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Definition of "tameness" [tame•ness]

  • The state or quality of being tame. (noun)
  • The result or product of being tame. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tameness" in a sentence
  • "O'Driscoll said nothing till we had once more taken our seats in the boat, and then he expressed his disappointment at what he called the tameness of the result of our expedition."
  • "The ladies excite the author's pen into absolute rapture; their sparkling eyes and glossy hair, are, in themselves, sufficient to negative the idea of tameness or insipidity, while their sylph-like figures exhibit fresh graces at every step."
  • "It was somewhat galling to recall the tameness with which she had allowed a Shouting Methodist such a last word as that, entirely unreproved."