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  • n  the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
    the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy

  • One medieval writer complained about the effeminacy of the Danes, who "used to comb their hair every day, bathed every Saturday and used many other such frivolous means of setting .
  • Pacino presides with calculated distraction and studied effeminacy that drop away, as he betrays the wayward Salome, to reveal the steely cruelty of a conqueror.
  • Although he is known for his plump effeminacy, she is mannish in dress.

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