She specializes in ultra-feminine tunics and dresses—rumor has it they (ahem) inspired Tory Burch.
As a male he is appealed to by the ultra-feminine, and has given small thought to effects on the race.
There was nothing of the ultra-feminine dependence and weakness of her sex about her.
To say nothing of the less constitutionally-sound, the ultra-feminine being, for the most part, a neurotic?
The Feminist makes a far more honest and reliable, sincere and helpful, mate than does the ultra-feminine.
This woman, nevertheless, with so many frailties and ultra-feminine vanities, was a sovereign with a will and a purpose.
mid-14c., "of the female sex," from Old French femenin (12c.) "feminine, female; with feminine qualities, effeminate," from Latin femininus "feminine" (in the grammatical sense at first), from femina "woman, female," literally "she who suckles," from root of felare "to suck, suckle" (see fecund). Sense of "woman-like, proper to or characteristic of women" is recorded from mid-15c.
The interplay of meanings now represented in female, feminine, and effeminate, and the attempt to make them clear and separate, has led to many coinages: feminitude (1878); feminile "feminine" (1640s); feminility "womanliness" (1838); femality (17c., "effeminacy;" 1754 "female nature"). Also feminality (1640s, "quality or state of being female"), from rare adjective feminal (late 14c.), from Old French feminal. And femineity "quality or state of being feminine," from Latin femineus "of a woman, pertaining to a woman."