Not having or showing qualities traditionally associated with women: people thought it unfeminine for women not to look forward to marriage as the sole hope and purpose of their lives
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- When women and girls act in anti-social ways, it tends to be treated as unfeminine, and even as a pathological problem.
- Her character, Havers, is drab and unfeminine, a misfit on the force, but the police she met were quite different.
- Hairy legs on women is considered unfeminine, although it is completely natural.
- Example sentences
- It is a key sign of masculinity for men, but deplored as a sign of unfemininity for women.
- I can no longer be terrorized by society's, my mate's, or my employer's allegations of unfemininity.
- This was probably the only compliment she has heard in a long time since she was so convinced of her unfemininity.
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