femineity

[ fem-uh-nee-i-tee ]
/ ˌfɛm əˈni ɪ ti /

noun

feminine nature; womanliness.

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Origin of femineity

1810–20; <Latin fēmine(us) of a woman (fēmin(a) woman + -eus-eous) + -ity
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Example sentences from the Web for femineity

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

British Dictionary definitions for femineity

femineity
/ (ˌfɛmɪˈneɪɪtɪ) /

noun

the quality of being feminine; womanliness
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