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womanist

[ woom-uh-nist ]
/ ˈwʊm ə nɪst /
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adjective

believing in and respecting the abilities and talents of women; acknowledging women's contributions to society.
pertaining to a type of feminism that acknowledges the abilities and contributions of Black women.

noun

a person who holds or supports womanist views.

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Origin of womanist

First recorded in 1900–05; woman + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM womanist

wom·an·ism, noun
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