Definitions

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  • adj. Overly adorned; effeminate; affected.

Etymologies

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From pansy.

Examples

  • In interviews he presents himself as a man's man with no time for pansified intellectuals — a literary version, if you will, of Dave Thomas, the smugly parochial old-timer in the Wendy's commercials.

    A Reader's Manifesto

  • The rather pansified drawings of youths on pages 97, 100 and elsewhere convey the same impression.

    Benefit Of Clergy: Some Notes On Salvador Dali

  • It isn't only a question of having one of the many expensive and pansified cases which are on the market, though I admit they help: it's more that most people have now learned to carry the things with an air -- with panache.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • There was no more clowning around on with hats, or doing pansified synchronised spins, on Sunday's

    Hecklerspray

  • There was no more clowning around on with hats, or doing pansified synchronised spins, on Sunday's Dancing On Ice.

    Hecklerspray

  • As Americans we are so conditioned to avoid pain and inconvenience, so pansified by the endless mendacious ministrations of the system, and so unthinkingly devoted first to matters of home and the pacification of the insatiable "me, me, me" instead of principle (whose very "abstract" quality is clearly sheer pain to most of our fellow citizens), that even something as basic and risk-free as an article on progressive politics has to be formatted and spoon-fed in a way suitable for advanced hedonists, or chances are it won't be read.

    THE HEROIC MUST BECOME THINKABLE (AGAIN)

  • (And if you're only willing to play on an unlevel field, isn't that just admitting that you're too weak and George Will-level pansified to face actual competition?

    Davis Sweet: Free Rush Limbaugh!

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