Femineity Fem`i*ne"i*ty, n. [L. femineus womanly.] Womanliness; femininity. --C. Reade. [1913 Webster]

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  • femineity — /fem euh nee i tee/, n. feminine nature; womanliness. [1810 20; < L femine(us) of a woman (femin(a) woman + eus EOUS) + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • femineity — noun The condition of being feminine; femininity …   Wiktionary

  • femineity — n. See feminality …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • femineity — fem·i·ne·i·ty …   English syllables

  • femineity — /fɛməˈniəti/ (say femuh neeuhtee) noun feminine nature; womanliness. Also, femality /fəˈmæləti/ (say fuh maluhtee), feminality /fɛməˈnæləti/ (say femuh naluhtee). {Latin fēmineus feminine + ity} …   Australian English dictionary

  • femineity — n. archaic womanliness; womanishness. Etymology: L femineus womanish f. femina woman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muliebrity — is the quality of being a woman. This word is sometimes used as a counterpart to virility, in an analogy with the counterparts of feminine and masculine . The word is derived from Latin muliebritas ( womanhood ) and mulier ( woman ). The Oxford… …   Wikipedia

  • muliebrity — noun mjuːlɪˈɛbrɪtɪ a) The state or quality of being a woman, the features of womans nature. b) The coordinate term to virility, in an analogy with the coordinate terms of femininity and masculinity. Syn: mulieritas, femininity, femineity …   Wiktionary

  • womanhood — Synonyms and related words: adulthood, adultness, age of consent, distaff side, driving age, fair sex, female sex, femaleness, feminacy, feminality, femineity, feminineness, femininity, flower of age, full age, full bloom, full growth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • femininity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The quality of being feminine] Syn. womanhood, femaleness, feminineness, femineity, muliebrity, womanliness, softness, gentleness, delicacy, feminine principle, yin; see also gentleness 2 , kindness 1 . 2. [Effeminacy] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

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