Tameness is the state of being gentle or mild. Animals that are tamed are usually less aggressive and more obedient than animals that are not tamed.

  • The tamed animals were much more likely to approach the humans.

  • The tamed animals were less likely to attack the humans.

Definition of tameness


the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated


jejuneness, jejunity, vapidity, vapidness


the attribute of having been domesticated



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Example Sentences for tameness

  • 1

    The battens will tame the luffing sails.

  • 2

    The main point is to tame the mind.

  • 3

    Tufted Coquettes are tame and approachable.

  • 4

    It is the oldest ruined building in the Tame Valley.

  • 5

    I thought my response was plainspoken, but tame.

  • 6

    I thought my response was pretty tame.

  • 7

    I've been reading the article The Taming of the Shrew.

  • 8

    In the end it was English diplomacy that truly tamed the maharajas.

  • 9

    Cows and dogs are tame under human beings.

  • 10

    The characters Hedgehog and Bear Cub are convivial and tame.