Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Effeminate; girlish.

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  • adjective Made like a sissy. Effete.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having unsuitable feminine qualities

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Examples

  • The inhibition that America finds sissified is part of the national character of Japan, for example, and it has been said that Lord Byron, the hero of the Romantic era, would have been regarded as a madman in the previous Age of Enlightenment.

    How We Become What We Are

  • The inhibition that America finds sissified is part of the national character of Japan, for example, and it has been said that Lord Byron, the hero of the Romantic era, would have been regarded as a madman in the previous Age of Enlightenment.

    How We Become What We Are

  • Even now, from both the right and the left, high art is assailed as "elitist" or "nihilistic" or just plain sissified.

    Art and Culture

  • Alas, when witty and politically astute writers such as James J. Kilpatrick call the semi-colon "sissified" and "girly", it not only makes me realize I am congenitally inclined to identify with the pretty little things, but also makes me want to use; semi-colons; again; and again; and; again!

    Miscellaneous Stuffage and Stuffing

  • Alas, when witty and politically astute writers such as James J. Kilpatrick call the semi-colon "sissified" and "girly", it not only makes me realize I am congenitally inclined to identify with the pretty little things, but also makes me want to use; semi-colons; again; and again; and; again!

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  • I just realized that for me is the essence of Obama, this kind of sissified guy who hasn't even had any job in this world for longer than 3 years, while Sarah was up north kicking butt.

    Tammy Bruce

  • A bit difficult for modern sissified law students to grasp.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Virginia “Confederate History Month” Proclamation

  • A bit difficult for modern sissified law students to grasp.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Virginia “Confederate History Month” Proclamation

  • A sissified political, who could not even win his own Primary last time in the ring, pretending he is macho.

    Senator to actor: 'Make my day'

  • (The sissified Nerf movement had yet to begin, thank God.)

    Brock Cohen: Taking Our Country Back From the Cult of Curmudgeon

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