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muliebrity

[myoo-lee-eb-ri-tee]
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noun
  1. womanly nature or qualities.
  2. womanhood.

Origin of muliebrity

1585–95; < Late Latin muliēbritās womanhood, equivalent to Latin muliēbri(s) womanly (derivative of mulier woman) + -tās -ty2
Related formsmu·li·eb·ral, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • There was a little toss in their movement, full of muliebrity.

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • Muliebrity, mū-li-eb′ri-ti, n. womanhood: effeminacy, softness.


British Dictionary definitions for muliebrity

muliebrity

noun
  1. the condition of being a woman
  2. femininity

Word Origin

C16: via Late Latin from Latin muliēbris womanly, from mulier woman
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