View definitions for unmanly


adjective as in feminine

adjective as in weak

adjective as in cowardly

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Example Sentences

He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.

But it was base and unmanly, to make capital for sport of the weakness of a woman—a child, compared with himself!

I felt sometimes like a person wishing to cry, but I thought it would be unmanly to cry.

Many of them also produce an altogether unmanly, effeminate, bashful, and timid impression.

You—youll have to excuse me, captain, for seeming so unmanly weak, the doctor proffered shakily.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unmanly, such as: unmanful, unmanlike, effeminate, emasculate, epicene, and sissy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.