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- During the last few years, however, feminism in popular culture has declined dramatically, leaving many women and girls feeling embarrassed and ashamed of both their feminity and feminism itself.
- Is feminity only about asserting yourself as woman when you find yourself left behind in a swirl of progressive women?
- But Kathy says she steers well clear of steroids because she has seen first hand the devastating effects they can have on feminity.
Late Middle English: from Old French feminite, from medieval Latin feminitas, from Latin femina 'woman'.
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