Feminineness
Feminineness Fem"i*nine*ness, n. The quality of being feminine; womanliness; womanishness. [1913 Webster]

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  • feminineness — feminineness, feminism, femininity These are the only survivors from a whole host of 19c formations which also included feminacy, feminality, feminility, and femininitude (the last a nonce word used in 1878). Feminineness and femininity have much …   Modern English usage

  • feminineness — noun see feminine I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feminineness — See femininely. * * * …   Universalium

  • feminineness — noun The state or condition of being feminine. Syn: femininity …   Wiktionary

  • feminineness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or condition of being feminine: femaleness, femininity, womanliness. See GENDER …   English dictionary for students

  • feminineness — fem·i·nine·ness …   English syllables

  • feminineness — noun the properties characteristic of the female sex • Syn: ↑femaleness • Ant: ↑maleness (for: ↑femaleness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑feminine, ↑female …   Useful english dictionary

  • feminism — feminineness, feminism, femininity These are the only survivors from a whole host of 19c formations which also included feminacy, feminality, feminility, and femininitude (the last a nonce word used in 1878). Feminineness and femininity have much …   Modern English usage

  • femininity — feminineness, feminism, femininity These are the only survivors from a whole host of 19c formations which also included feminacy, feminality, feminility, and femininitude (the last a nonce word used in 1878). Feminineness and femininity have much …   Modern English usage

  • 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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