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It means equal or greater labour, as well, and a sad breaking down of all womanliness.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Man, in his turn, will be a beneficiary of this new womanliness as he has been the ready victim of the old-womanishness.
THE WOMEN OF TOMORROWWILLIAM HARD
The anxiety and responsibility that she felt for his condition had bred in her a touch of womanliness and authority that was new.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
And at table she presided over her father's guests with a womanliness that won her more admiration than mine.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
There was a strange mingling of childishness and womanliness in this little Chicagoan to which Amy could not accustom herself.
AMY IN ACADIAHELEN LEAH REED
She is to me one of the most charming types of womanliness, and I long for her to have all a woman's best blessings.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
There was just that touch of gentle womanliness in Cosimo (Amory thought) that perfects and finishes a man.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
They are items of pecuniary and cultural beauty which have come to do duty as elements of the ideal of womanliness.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
She filled him,—her sympathy, her intelligence, her high womanliness.
THE WALKING DELEGATELEROY SCOTT
Then she spoke with the clear courage of her new-found womanliness.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WOMANLINESS

  • effeminate
  • effete
  • fertile
  • gender
  • gynic
  • womanhood
  • womanish
  • womanliness
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