femininity

[ fem-uh-nin-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF femininity
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Whenever we get under the skin, it is Shakespeare's femininity which startles us.

There was something about her—something volcanic in her femininity.

They might indeed have represented the opposite poles in femininity.

Their femininity topples me over, and there's no work to be got out of me while I'm like that.

Observe that I say ‘femininity,’ a privilege—not ‘feminism,’ an attitude.

Our former ideas of femininity and of masculinity were faulty.

Yet the other tower, too, does not suffer, its femininity is the more alluring.

It must be femininity, since he felt the lack and was masculine.

The murmur of approval was a tribute to her femininity that was music in her ears.

Never—she realized it perfectly—could she have competed in femininity with Guardie's wife.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., femynynytee, from feminine + -ity.

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