[ ad fem-uh-nam, -nuh m, ahd ]
/ æd ˈfɛm əˌnæm, -nəm, ɑd /
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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