[ ih-fem-uh-nuh-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF effeminacy
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Yet there was a set of the mouth and a prominence of the chin which relieved him of any trace of effeminacy.

The one producing a temper of hardness and ferocity, the other of softness and effeminacy, I replied.

Man, in the midst of all his effeminacy, is still male and nothing but male.

He would have liked to throw bombs into the nest of effeminacy.

His features were well formed and refined, without any approach to effeminacy.

Yet, in spite of all this effeminacy, the appearance of Edward IV.

Have I shown no proof of that weakness or effeminacy which is so contemptible in a man?

To the age of conquest succeeded one of effeminacy and corruption.

In ancient times the effeminacy and luxury of the Cypriotes had passed into a proverb.

The sense here intended is 'effeminacy,' or 'unmanly weakness.'