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- Also fe·min·i·ty [fi-min-i-tee]. /fɪˈmɪn ɪ ti/.
- hy·per·fem·i·nin·i·ty, noun
- o·ver·fem·i·nin·i·ty, noun
- su·per·fem·i·nin·i·ty, noun
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How to use femininity in a sentence
She argues that regulations that exclude DSD athletes will also hurt female runners who don’t conform to conventional ideals of femininity.The Testosterone Debate Won’t End with Caster Semenya | mmirhashem | July 13, 2021 | Outside Online
Every act of difference from society’s prescribed model of femininity had to be suppressed.Declared Insane for Speaking Up: The Dark American History of Silencing Women Through Psychiatry | Kate Moore | June 22, 2021 | Time
In other words, there was nothing about the initial introduction that would have indicated that it would become a game really strongly associated with femininity and with women within a few years.What the Surprising History of Mah-jongg Can Teach Us About America | Cady Lang | May 4, 2021 | Time
To these women, the military symbolized the ideal versions of masculinity and femininity.Men-only Selective Service registration may end soon, but the fight will remain | Heather Stur | April 15, 2021 | Washington Post
For women, in particular, there is this idea that femininity is tied to your hair.
One of the ways Fincher and his screenwriter Gillian Flynn accomplished this feat of “femininity” was to give Amy agency.Oral Sex Comes of Age in Hollywood: ‘Gone Girl’ the Latest Film to Showcase Female Pleasure | Marlow Stern | October 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bratis, who trained in Athens, creates pieces of “femininity and pure elegance without artifice.”Is This the End of CR Fashion Book?; Armani Names New Protégé | The Fashion Beast Team | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Big Apple influenced the industry by introducing a more practical look combined with the existing femininity.
To men, long hair on a woman is a turn-on because it signifies fertility and clichéd ideas of femininity.Goodbye Pixie Cut, Hello Lob: The Haircut Taking Over Hollywood | Erin Cunningham | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Once I was pregnant, I embraced my own femininity and settled into my role as decision maker and proprietor.
Comes of living alone and making a success of it, I suppose, getting ahead of mere femininity and all the pettinesses of life.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
We have exquisite types of femininity in Tuscany, said the young man, with patriotic ardor.The Fifth String | John Philip Sousa
Mayo stared after her, wrinkling his forehead for a moment, as if he had discovered some new vagary in femininity to puzzle him.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
Her amazing fortitude at the time when he had looked for hysterics and collapse gave him new light on the enigma of femininity.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
At six o'clock in fluttered Elizabeth, a vision of elegant femininity in her soft furs and plumes and trailing skirts.And So They Were Married | Florence Morse Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for femininity
the quality of being feminine
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