muliebrity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n muliebrity the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
    • n muliebrity the state of being an adult woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Muliebrity Effeminancy; softness.
    • Muliebrity The state of being a woman or of possessing full womanly powers; womanhood; -- correlate of virility.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n muliebrity Womanhood; the state of puberty in a woman.
    • n muliebrity Womanishness; womanliness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Muliebrity mū-li-eb′ri-ti womanhood: effeminacy, softness
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. muliebritas, fr. muliebris, belonging to a woman, fr. mulier, a woman
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—mulier, a woman.

Usage

In literature:

There was a little toss in their movement, full of muliebrity.
"Pages From an Old Volume of Life A Collection Of Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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