Thesaurus / effeminacy
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He is a thorough Englishman, self-relying and self-contained; a well-bred gentleman without a jot of effeminacy.

The accomplishments of life are in nowise productive of effeminacy or enervation.

The Abominations of Modern SocietyRev. T. De Witt Talmage

His seeming effeminacy of attire had been long proved to mark no effeminacy of nature, no lack of strength.

Between WhilesHelen Hunt Jackson

Arthur, on the contrary, was delicate in feature almost to effeminacy.

Indolence, luxury, and effeminacy, are vices that are but seldom to be met with in the American planter.

The Americans as They AreCharles Sealsfield

It is a head made, indeed, rather to butt than to think with; it is visited with no effeminacy of thought or dream.

Prose FanciesRichard Le Gallienne

Who had regarded the idleness and effeminacy of town life with something of an unexpressed scorn?

Macleod of DareWilliam Black

We are Romans of the worst period, given up to luxury and effeminacy, and caring for nothing but money.

Seeing and HearingGeorge W. E. Russell

Those who do not understand the life of faith, fancy it to be all mysticism and effeminacy.

The Home at GreylockElizabeth Prentiss

A general air of effeminacy produced in the hearer at once a state of mind not very favorably disposed to receive his opinions.

ZenobiaWilliam Ware

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