verb (used with or without object), ef·fem·i·nat·ed, ef·fem·i·nat·ing.
Origin of effeminate
SYNONYMS FOR effeminate
Examples from the Web for effemination
Effemination and viraginity are the results of the weakening effects of luxury and consequent debauchery.
The effemination of the males had continued with quickened tempo.Against The Grain|Joris-Karl Huysmans
Almost every case of effemination or viraginity can be cured if recognized and treated in its incipiency.
Effemination finds more victims among the wealthy and the educated than among the poor and uneducated.
Effemination and viraginity are common types of degeneration which always follow in the wake of luxury and debauchery.