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Meaning of WOMANHOOD

Pronunciation:  'wûmun`hûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  women as a class; "it's an insult to American womanhood"; "woman is the glory of creation"
  2. [n]  the state of being an adult woman
 

WOMANHOOD is a 9 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: muliebrity, woman
 
 See Also: adulthood, class, social class, socio-economic class, womankind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wom"an*hood\, n.
1. The state of being a woman; the distinguishing character
   or qualities of a woman, or of womankind.

         Unspotted faith, and comely womanhood. --Spenser.

         Perhaps the smile and the tender tone Came out of
         her pitying womanhood.                --Tennyson.

2. Women, collectively; womankind.

 

 

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