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Definition of Feminine

Feminine

  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.
  3. A woman.
  4. 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.

Feminine Quotations

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
Karl Marx

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?'
Sigmund Freud

At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and entered medical school in Turin.
Rita Levi-Montalcini

Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
William Moulton Marston

Masculine and feminine roles are not biologically fixed but socially constructed.
Judith Butler
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Feminine Translations

feminine in Afrikaans is vroulik
feminine in Danish is kvindelig
feminine in Dutch is vrouwelijk
feminine in German is weiblich
feminine in Norwegian is feminin, kvinnelig
feminine in Spanish is feminino
feminine in Swedish is kvinnlig
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