femineity

[ fem-uh-nee-i-tee ]
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noun
  1. feminine nature; womanliness.

Origin of femineity

1
1810–20; <Latin fēmine(us) of a woman (fēmin(a) woman + -eus-eous) + -ity

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How to use femineity in a sentence

  • "femineity" is Browning's, and "devisal" Patmore's, in their modern usage.

  • There was in the character of his countenance the femineity which Coleridge thought to be the mental constitution of true genius.

    Life of John Keats | William Michael Rossetti

British Dictionary definitions for femineity

femineity

/ (ˌfɛmɪˈneɪɪtɪ) /


noun
  1. the quality of being feminine; womanliness

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