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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effeminacy, effeminateness, sissiness, softness, womanishness, unmanlinessnoun

    the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)

    "the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy"; "Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness"; "he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him"


  1. sissinessnoun

    The property of being sissy.


  1. sissiness

    Sissiness generally refers to behavior, characteristics or qualities often associated with traditional femininity or timidity that are displayed especially by people who are expected to exhibit more 'masculine' traits. This can include gentleness, sensitivity, lack of physical strength or courage, or disinterest in activities often considered 'masculine'. The term can carry both derogatory and positive meanings, depending on the context. However, it's worth noting that it often carries potentially offensive or negative connotations, and its use can reinforce harmful gender stereotypes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sissiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sissiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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