feminine

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feminine

 [fem´ĭ-nin]
pertaining to the female sex, or having qualities normally characteristic of the female.

feminine

(fĕm′ə-nĭn)
adj.
1. Of or relating to women or girls.
2. Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally attributed to women, such as demureness.

fem′i·nine·ly adv.
fem′i·nine·ness, fem′i·nin′i·ty (-nĭn′ĭ-tē) n.

feminine

adjective Referring to characteristics and behaviours traditionally associated with women (e.g., mothering, multitasking, passiveness, emotional empathy).
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He had become a dumb and despairing brute, till the woman's sudden, unexpected cry of profound pity, the insight of her feminine compassion discovering the complex misery of the man under the terrifying aspect of the monster, restored him to the ranks of humanity.
She extends to you the hand of feminine fellowship.
In characterization Richardson's great strength lay with his women--he knew the feminine mind and spirit through and through.
The women, cleverly as their typical feminine traits are brought out, are really viewed only from without.
A charming old Italian writer has laid down the canons of perfect feminine beauty with much nicety in a delicious discourse, which, as he delivered it in a sixteenth- century Florentine garden to an audience of beautiful and noble ladies, an audience not too large to be intimate and not too small to be embarrassing, it was his delightful good fortune and privilege to illustrate by pretty and sly references to the characteristic beauties of the several ladies seated like a ring of roses around him.
Khartoum ,13 Fev (SUNA) - L'Association africaine pour la lutte contre les coutumes et pratiques nuisibles a organise un forum, en cooperation avec l'Organisation( Plan Sudan) sur la resolution de l'Assemblee de l'Organisation des Nations Unies a propos de l'intensification de l'effort mondial pour eradiquer les mutilations genitales feminines avec la participation d'un certain nombre d'acteurs concernes et des organisations de la societe civile.
Elle a dit que le forum vise a mettre en exergue ce qui etait dans le document de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour eradiquer les mutilations genitales feminines avec les autorites competentes pour l'elaboration et la planification des projets relatifs a la lutte contre les mutilations genitales feminines qui seront presentes aux bailleurs de fonds en Angleterre qui ont confirme le financement des projets portant sur les mutilations genitales feminines,a-t-elle poursuivi.
Elle a fait remarquer que le document des Nations Unies aux MGF reconnaEt que la mutilation genitale feminine constitue un prejudice irreparable qui portet atteinte aux droits humains, en particulier des femmes et des jeunes filles, notant que des milleirs des femmes et des filles sont exposees chaque annee au risque subis par cette pratique partout dans le monde.
La coalition des organisations feminines, l'Union feminine egyptienne, les commissions feminines au sein du Parti de la coalition populaire et du parti de la coalition democratique ainsi que l'initiative Baheya Ya Masr organisent, le 8 mars, une marche feminine vers le Parlement ayant pour devise [beaucoup moins que]Femmes pour la Revolution[beaucoup plus grand que].