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  • Femininely — Fem i*nine*ly, adv. In a feminine manner. Byron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • femininely — feminine ► ADJECTIVE 1) having qualities traditionally associated with women, especially delicacy and prettiness. 2) female. 3) Grammar referring to a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as female. ► NOUN (the feminine) ▪ the… …   English terms dictionary

  • femininely — adverb : in a feminine manner a femininely fair complexion …   Useful english dictionary

  • femininely — See feminine. * * * …   Universalium

  • femininely — adverb In a feminine manner …   Wiktionary

  • femininely — adv. in a womanly manner; gracefully; weakly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • femininely — fem·i·nine·ly …   English syllables

  • feminine — femininely, adv. feminineness, n. /fem euh nin/, adj. 1. pertaining to a woman or girl: feminine beauty; feminine dress. 2. having qualities traditionally ascribed to women, as sensitivity or gentleness. 3. effeminate; womanish: a man with a… …   Universalium

  • feminine — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French feminin, from Latin femininus, from femina woman; akin to Old English delu nipple, Latin filius son, felix, fetus, & fecundus fruitful, felare to suck, Greek thēlē nipple Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Legal aspects of transsexualism — Transsexual people are those who establish a permanent identity with the gender opposite to that which they were assigned at birth. As most legal jurisdictions have at least some recognition of the two traditional genders at the exclusion of… …   Wikipedia

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