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Definition 1: the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where effeminacy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy
  • Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness
  • he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him

Synonyms for effeminacy in the sense of this definition

(effeminacy is a kind of ...) the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women

(... is a kind of effeminacy ) loss of power and masculinity

(effeminacy is used in the usage domain ...) a communication that belittles somebody or something

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