effemination

noun

ef·​fem·​i·​na·​tion ə-ˌfem-ə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce effemination (audio)
: the taking on by a man of the mental characteristics (as passivity) traditionally associated with women

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“Effemination.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/effemination. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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