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  • adj. Not feminine, not appropriate for a woman.

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  • adj. not suitable for a woman


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  • But, such prices are hard to resist, and apparently this has started the downward trend in the way we dress: "cheap, convenient, ugly, immodest and unfeminine" is easier than sewing your own appropriate clothing.

    Painting Inspired Dress # 1

  • She would do nothing that could be thrown in her teeth; nothing that could be called unfeminine, indelicate, or undutiful.

    Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite

  • But being openly ambitious was considered unfeminine, and to be called unfeminine was the worst insult. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • For every boy for whom competition is the only way to prove his masculinity, there is a girl who is called unfeminine when she competes.

    State News Top Stories

  • Because she's a female, and you consider it "unfeminine"?

    NY Times slams Clinton's 'negativity'

  • And I know that after menopause, estrogen levels decrease, which allows testosterone to take over, increasing the likelihood of baldness, "unfeminine" hair growth, etc.

    Cat 'Aww!', woman as construct, crossdressing and Intersex/DSD issues

  • I played sports back in the day when it was considered 'unfeminine', and when it being labeled unfeminine was a way to put girls in their place.

    Tough Women

  • In my adolescence, girls sweating from sports was decidedly uncool and there was something unsavory and 'unfeminine' about female athletes.

    The Zen of Swimming

  • But he was going about it by looking black every time she did something that was "unfeminine" (or rather, something that asserted her authority) by disagreeing with her decisions, and by repeating, whenever possible, his assertion that this was a mistake, and they should go back to the original plan.

    Winds Of Fate

  • From her first faint struggles toward freedom and justice, to her present valiant efforts toward full economic and political equality, each step has been termed "unfeminine" and resented as an intrusion upon man's place and power.

    The Man-Made World; or, Our Androcentric Culture


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