womanhood

[ woom-uhn-hood ]
/ ˈwʊm ənˌhʊd /

noun

the state of being a woman; womanly character or qualities.
women collectively: American womanhood.

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Origin of womanhood

A Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at woman, -hood
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British Dictionary definitions for womanhood

womanhood
/ (ˈwʊmənˌhʊd) /

noun

the state or quality of being a woman or being womanly
women collectively
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