dom·i·na·tion

/ˌdäməˈnāSH(ə)n/

noun: domination
plural noun: dominations

  • the exercise of control or influence over someone or something, or the state of being so controlled.
  • (in traditional Christian angelology) the fourth highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.

Origin

Origin of domination

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin dominatio(n- ), from the verb dominari