dom-, domo-, domat-, domato-

(Greek > Latin: house, home; master or lord of the house)

predominant (adjective), mosre predominant, most predominant
1. Noteworthy or important: The predominant kind of music that older people like is classical music.
2. Widespread or common; frequent: The predominant opinion of the students in class was to postpone the upcoming test to a later date.
predominantly (adverb), more predominantly, most predominantly
Referring to how something is widespread or common; mainly: The weather forecast stated that the weather would be predominantly or mostly sunny, but with some clouds and a tiny bit of rain.
predominate (verb), predominates; predominated; predominating
1. To be the most common or greatest in total or amount: The students at school predominated the number of teachers and those in the administration!
2. To dominate or to control someone or something: While cooking the spaghetti sauce, the smell of garlic predominated all the other ingredients that were used!
3. To be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance: Hispanics predominate in the Los Angeles neighborhood.

At the international conference, the English language predominated all the other languages the members were speaking.
4. To appear very large or to occupy a commanding position: The gigantic tree predominates over the water fountain.

predomination (s) (noun), predominations (pl)
1. The condition of being more noticeable than other things: In Mrs. Smith's garden, green ferns had a predomination over the few colourful flowers along the walkway.
2. A situation whereby advantages exist in numbers or quantities: It is quite beneficial to be able to speak German in Germany where the predomination of the German language exists.
3. The state of exerting or controlling power or influence: The neighbors noticed Mr. Palmer's predomination when his family was in the garden and could be heard by everyone!
undauntable (adjective), more undauntable, most undauntable
1. Incapable of being hesitant or afraid of failure: Little Ivy showed her undauntable efforts in walking by herself without holding on to her mother's hand or pieces of furniture!
2. Not inclined to admitting to discouragement: The soldier's undauntable heroism was recognized by his comrades and the highest officials of the government.
undaunted (adjective), more undaunted, most undaunted
1. Not discouraged or disheartened; resolutely courageous; unshaken in purpose: The loss of the football game did not leave the coach undaunted in his determination to have his team become the champions of his league.
2. Not afraid or hindered by the prospect of defeat, loss, or failure; determined: James was an undaunted writer who was going to continue submitting his work to other publishers despite the fact that he was already turned down by two other companies.
An undiminished determination.
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undauntedly (adverb), more undauntedly, most undauntedly
Concerning how someone is courageous and resolute: Jeff undauntedly climbed up the high mountain although he knew that it was especially dangerous and very difficult.
undomesticated (adjective), more undomesticated, most undomesticated
1. Referring to an animal or plant that does not live under human control; untamed: There are a few places in the world where wild or undomesticated horses exist.
2. Not adjusted to a life at home; unaccustomed to home life: Mr. Green was away at work so much of the time, or away on trips, that he remained quite undomesticated and couldn't even boil an egg by himself!
uxorodespotism (s) (noun), uxorodespotisms (pl)
A morbid domineering by one's wife: Jeff read about uxorodespotism and learned that his marriage was evidently not based on love or of partnership, so he decided to leave his wife as soon as possible.
zoodomatium (s) (noun), zoodomatia (pl)
1. A plant structure acting as a shelter or home for animals: Some animals dwell in zoodomatia and use parts of tree branches, vegetation, etc. for their lodging, as with beavers. Birds, for example, build their nests in trees or bushes.
2. An animal community: Ants seem to live in zoodomatia, small natural cavities, and in a highly organized colony that may add up to millions of individuals.

Related "home; house" word units: ecdemo-; eco-; nosto-.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "master, lead, leading, ruler, ruling, govern": -agogic; agon-; arch-; -crat; gov-; magist-; poten-; regi-; tyran-.