femininity

noun fem·i·nin·i·ty \ ˌfe-mə-ˈni-nə-tē \
Updated on: 14 Jan 2018

Definition of femininity

1 : the quality or nature of the female sex

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First Known Use of femininity

14th century


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femininity

noun fem·i·nin·i·ty \ ˌfem-ə-ˈnin-ət-ē \

medical Definition of femininity

plural femininities
: the quality or nature of the female sex


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