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FEMININITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does femininity mean? 

FEMININITY (noun)
  The noun FEMININITY has 1 sense:

1. the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women

  Familiarity information: FEMININITY used as a noun is very rare.


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FEMININITY (noun)


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Meaning:

The trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

femininity; muliebrity

Hypernyms ("femininity" is a kind of...):

trait (a distinguishing feature of your personal nature)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "femininity"):

womanlike; womanliness (the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female)

ladylikeness (behavior befitting a lady)

maidenliness (behavior befitting a young maiden)

girlishness (being characteristic of a girl)

effeminacy; effeminateness; sissiness; softness; unmanliness; womanishness (the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man))

Antonym:

masculinity (the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men)


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