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Princeton's WordNet

  1. femininity, muliebritynoun

    the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women

Wiktionary

  1. femininitynoun

    The sum of all attributes that convey (or are perceived to convey) womanhood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Femininitynoun

    the quality or nature of the female sex; womanliness

  2. Femininitynoun

    the female form

Freebase

  1. Femininity

    Femininity is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with girls and women. Femininity is socially constructed, but made up of both socially-defined and biologically-created factors. This makes it distinct from the definition of the biological female sex, as women, men, and transgender people can all exhibit feminine traits. Behavioral traits generally considered feminine include gentleness, empathy, and sensitivity, though traits associated with femininity vary depending on location and context, and include a variety of social and cultural factors. The counterpart to femininity is masculinity.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Femininity

    Female-associated sex-specific social roles and behaviors unrelated to biologic function.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of femininity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of femininity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of femininity in a Sentence

  1. Ken Downing:

    We are seeing the idea of all of this lovely femininity that has a bit of an edge everywhere.

  2. Farrah Fawcett:

    God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.

  3. Yul Brynner:

    Simple femininity is the most important thing about a woman, and it is a quality a great many women are in jeopardy of losing. Women are being emancipated out of their femininity in this modern age.

  4. Designer Scervino:

    We see ... slim waistlines, we see a lot of femininity.

  5. Betty Naomi Friedan:

    When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.

Images & Illustrations of femininity

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