maid·​en·​li·​ness ˈmā-dᵊn-lē-nəs How to pronounce maidenliness (audio)
: conduct or traits befitting a maiden

Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of maidenliness was in 1555

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Cite this Entry

“Maidenliness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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