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Meaning of FEMININITY

Pronunciation:  `femu'ninitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
 

FEMININITY is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: muliebrity
 
 Antonyms: masculinity
 
 See Also: effeminacy, effeminateness, girlishness, ladylikeness, maidenliness, sissiness, trait, unmanliness, womanishness, womanlike, womanliness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fem`i*nin"i*ty\, n.
1. The quality or nature of the female sex; womanliness.

2. The female form. [Obs.]

         O serpent under femininitee.          --Chaucer.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: distaff side, fair sex, female sex, femaleness, gender, maleness, masculinity, second sex, sex, softer sex, weaker sex, weaker vessel, woman, womanhood, womankind, women, womenfolk, womenfolks
 

 

 

 

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