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feminine 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈfemənin/,
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Having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with women, esp. delicacy and prettiness,
  1. Having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with women, esp. delicacy and prettiness
    • - a feminine frilled blouse
  2. Of or relating to women; female
    • - he enjoys feminine company
  3. Of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as female

  4. (of a cadence) Occurring on a metrically weak beat

Noun
  1. The female sex or gender
    • - the association of the arts with the feminine
  2. A feminine word or form


  1. a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  2. associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition"
  3. of grammatical gender
  4. womanly: befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman; "womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion"
  5. (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable; "a feminine ending"
  6. (feminineness) femaleness: the properties characteristic of the female sex
  7. In linguistics, grammatical genders are classes of nouns reflected in the behavior of associated words; every noun must belong to one of the classes and there should be very few that belong to several classes at once.
  8. Femininity refers to female qualities attributed specifically to women and girls. The complement to femininity is masculinity.
  9. The female principle; A woman; 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; Of the female sex; biologically female, not male, womanly; Belonging to females; appropriated to, ...
  10. (femininely) In a feminine manner
  11. (femininity) The sum of all attributes that convey (or are perceived to convey) womanhood
  12. (FEMININITY) Prescribed behavior for females, characterized by interpersonal warmth, passivity, and lack of aggression.
  13. (Femininity) A national culture attribute that has little differentiation between male and female roles, where women are treated as the equals of men in all aspects of the society.
  14. (Femininity) The degree of your stereotypically-female traits.
  15. (Femininity) The primary state of life. Just as the sun and moon existed long before the physical bodies that currently represent the Solar and Lunar principles to the Earth (and as these and all the seven planetary principles are represented in every world and dimension) . ...
  16. (Femininity) are the socio-cultural values expected of women.
  17. (Femininity) cultural values, ideas and assumptions about female identities. The term ‘feminine’ describes a gender category; the term ‘female’ is a sex category.
  18. (Femininity) how one is expected to think and behave based on the fact of being female.
  19. (Femininity) refers to qualities that are thought of as being womanly, that are typically ascribed to women, and that are considered to be socially appropriate for a woman's behavior. ...
  20. (Femininity) refers to the refinement and sharpness of a female’s structure and make-up.
  21. (femininity) The cultural orientation in which relationships and concern for others are valued.
  22. this term is often used to describe a wine of more delicacy than most: a Margaux as opposed to a Pauillac or a Mondavi Cabernet as opposed to a Ridge.
  23. Fine, intricate and delicate.
  24. n :  the gender that ordinarily includes most words or grammatical forms referring to females. See also gender, masculine, neuter.
  25. a rhyme in which the stress is on the penultimate (second from last) syllable of the words. (picky, tricky, sticky)