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effete

adjective

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1 having lost forcefulness, courage, or spirit
  • the soft, effete society that marked the final years of the Roman empire

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  • undecadent
4 of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities traditionally considered more suitable for women
  • wore a slightly more effete style of clothing in those days

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“Effete.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/effete. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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