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effeminacy

[ih-fem-uh-nuh-see] /ɪˈfɛm ə nə si/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being effeminate.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; effemin(ate) + -acy
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Word Origin and History for effeminacy
n.

c.1600; see effeminate + -acy.

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