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- 1. effeminacy, effeminateness, sissiness, softness, womanishness, unmanliness, femininity, muliebrity
- usage: the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man); "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"
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