sissified

[ sis-uh-fahyd ]
/ ˈsɪs əˌfaɪd /

adjective

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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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decorum

Origin of sissified

First recorded in 1900–05; sissy + -fy + -ed2
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Example sentences from the Web for sissified

  • 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