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femineity

[fem-uh-nee-i-tee] /ˌfɛm əˈni ɪ ti/
noun
1.
feminine nature; womanliness.
Origin of femineity
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin fēmine(us) of a woman (fēmin(a) woman + -eus -eous) + -ity
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  • "femineity" is Browning's, and "devisal" Patmore's, in their modern usage.

  • There was in the character of his countenance the femineity which Coleridge thought to be the mental constitution of true genius.

    Life of John Keats William Michael Rossetti
British Dictionary definitions for femineity

femineity

/ˌfɛmɪˈneɪɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the quality of being feminine; womanliness
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