feminine(redirected from feminineness)
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pertaining to the female sex, or having qualities normally characteristic of the female.
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1. Of or relating to women or girls.
2. Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally attributed to women, such as demureness.
fem′i·nine·ness, fem′i·nin′i·ty (-nĭn′ĭ-tē) n.
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feminineadjective Referring to characteristics and behaviours traditionally associated with women (e.g., mothering, multitasking, passiveness, emotional empathy).
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