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sissified

[ sis-uh-fahyd ]
/ ˈsɪs əˌfaɪd /
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adjective

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Origin of sissified

First recorded in 1900–05; sissy + -fy + -ed2
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  • Allison, always ready to curl his lips over anything sissified, sat watching him gravely.

    Cloudy Jewel|Grace Livingston Hill
  • The dwellers in the woods had been inclined to sneer at the town folk as sissified and, in turn, were sneered at for being hicks.

    Double Challenge|James Arthur Kjelgaard
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