Origin of unmanly
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Will you or will you not answer for your unmanly and brutal conduct?'The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby
He was above all mean and unmanly feelings—he would withdraw his objection.The Christian
If I seem cruel and unmanly, it is because I wish to be kind.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals
Ann S. Stephens
Did the Dean mean to imply that his conduct hitherto had been unmanly?Is He Popenjoy?
These troubles did not come all at once and I thought it unmanly to heed them.
- not masculine or virile
- ignoble, cowardly, or dishonourable
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Word Origin and History for unmanly
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