[ noun ] the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women



Used in print

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

The Szolds , like the Marches , enjoyed and loved living together , even in troubled times ; and , as in the March home , any young_man who called on the Szolds found himself confronted with a phalanx of femininity which made it rather difficult to direct his particular attention to any one of them .