Definition of undomesticated in English:

undomesticated

adjective

  • Not domesticated.

    ‘I never cook for him and I am totally undomesticated’
    • ‘‘Zoe that is a wild animal, as in undomesticated,’ Keegan pointed out.’
    • ‘No matter how well treated, an elephant remains an undomesticated animal.’
    • ‘But there must be a case to be built about not having small undomesticated animals as household pets.’
    • ‘There are still undomesticated dogs living in the wild today.’
    • ‘As a general rule, I believe that undomesticated creatures should not live in houses.’
    • ‘We see this in her mythological and fable-like prose poem ‘The Flood,’ which portrays and condemns the effects of the eradication of undomesticated wildness.’
    • ‘There are always the parents who get on and drag along an armada of noisy and undomesticated children.’
    • ‘From an evolutionary perspective domestic chickens have been wildly more successful than hosts of undomesticated species.’
    • ‘It is probably related to undomesticated peppers that still grow in South America.’
    • ‘In a satirical perspective, it may be blaming us for disregarding funerary rituals, for keeping death in an undomesticated, barbaric status.’
    • ‘In these aboveground collective social spaces his unhygienic, undomesticated presence is not proper; it signals defiance in its fetid, imposing refusal to be controlled or to disappear.’
    • ‘This approach therefore cannot be used for genome mapping in many other situations where no nuclear family records are available or for other undomesticated species, such as wildlife and forest trees.’
    • ‘Needless to say, he had no domestic skills either, never having been taught any; and his friends, coming from the same social milieu, were just as undomesticated.’
    • ‘The scene where he battles the wolf especially emphasizes his transformation into that good dog, as the wolf represents Yeller's undomesticated forebears and the wild animal he resembled so closely at the beginning of the story.’
    • ‘Humans are not supposed to engage in activity normally associated with undomesticated animals.’
    • ‘Perhaps worst of all, buying undomesticated animals encourages people to capture them from the wild.’
    • ‘Janovy describes the importance of research in undomesticated systems, those that are beyond our experimental control wherever they occur.’
    ferocious, savage, vicious
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Pronunciation

undomesticated

/ˌəndəˈmɛstəˌkeɪdəd//ˌəndəˈmestəˌkādəd/