He described those who stepped out of their prescribed role of domestic virtue as "deviant," "desensitized" and consequently "defeminized
." (18) By the late eighteenth century, bio-discourses about women had worked their way into the political agendas of the Assembly and were becoming ubiquitous.
To the Lighthouse offers a defeminized
and demedicalized model for grief practices.
England's history, then, seems to have been defeminized
as medieval innocence, Elizabethan grandeur, and eighteenth-century rationalism tempered with humor gave way to the class division and false sentimentality - Mrs.
But we have not exhausted the threat that Maggie poses by discussing her as the exemplar of an independent and defeminized
Many homosexual men were overtly cross-gendered as boys, but by the time they became adults most were defeminized
and became conventional in their dress and other outward aspects of gender, with only a minority of the male gay community remaining feminine.
In males, under the influence of testosterone, the brain becomes defeminized
, and then masculinized.