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Feminine

Fem´i`nine
a.1.Of or pertaining to a woman, or to women; characteristic of a woman; womanish; womanly.
2.Having the qualities of a woman; becoming or appropriate to the female sex; as, in a good sense, modest, graceful, affectionate, confiding; or, in a bad sense, weak, nerveless, timid, pleasure-loving, effeminate.
Her heavenly form
Angelic, but more soft and feminine.
- Milton.
(Pros.) See Female rhyme, under Female, a.
n.1.A woman.
They guide the feminines toward the palace.
- Hakluyt.
2.(Gram.) Any one of those words which are the appellations of females, or which have the terminations usually found in such words; as, actress, songstress, abbess, executrix.
There are but few true feminines in English.
- Latham.
Noun1.feminine - a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
Adj.1.feminine - associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition"
Antonyms:
masculine - associated with men and not with women
2.feminine - of grammatical gender
Antonyms:
masculine - of grammatical gender
neuter - of grammatical gender; "`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun"
3.feminine - befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman; "womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion"
Synonyms: womanly
4.feminine - (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable; "a feminine ending"
affected, amenable, animate, common gender, deferential, delicate, distaff, docile, effeminate, effete, gender, gentle, gentlewomanlike, gynecic, gynecoid, gynic, inanimate, kittenish, ladylike, little-girlish, matronal, matronlike, matronly, muliebral, neuter, petticoat, soft, submissive, tender, unmanly, womanish, womanlike
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