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ad feminam

[ ad -fem-uh-nam, -nuhm, ahd ]
/ æd ˈfɛm əˌnæm, -nəm, ɑd /
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adjective

appealing to one's personal considerations or feelings about women, especially one's prejudices against them.

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Origin of ad feminam

<Latin: literally, to the woman
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