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  • adj.feminine
  • adj.weak
  • adj.cowardly

synonyms for unmanly

  • unmanful
  • unmanlike
  • effeminate
  • emasculate
  • sissy
  • womanish
  • womanly
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antonyms for unmanly

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  • manlike
  • manly
  • strong
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How to use unmanly in a sentence

He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
But it was base and unmanly, to make capital for sport of the weakness of a woman—a child, compared with himself!
ALONEMARION HARLAND
I felt sometimes like a person wishing to cry, but I thought it would be unmanly to cry.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Many of them also produce an altogether unmanly, effeminate, bashful, and timid impression.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
You—youll have to excuse me, captain, for seeming so unmanly weak, the doctor proffered shakily.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
We have no story of base unmanly seduction, or false and villainous intrigue, against him,—none whatever.
LADY BYRON VINDICATEDHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
I had to bite my lips till I felt the trickle of blood in the stubble on my chin to keep back unmanly revilings.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
The forgiveness of the Christian is in no case to be the offspring of a weak unmanly indifference to wrong.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
The manner of the scout was seriously impressive, though no longer distinguished by any signs of unmanly apprehension.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
To some of us it would be more appropriately called barbarous and unmanly cruelty.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
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WORDS RELATED TO UNMANLY

  • drained
  • effeminate
  • effete
  • emasculate
  • enervated
  • exhausted
  • faint
  • feeble
  • feminine
  • flaccid
  • frail
  • powerless
  • sissy
  • sissyish
  • soft
  • tired
  • unmanly
  • womanish
  • worn out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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