Part of speech:
The qualities characteristic of a woman; womanliness; femininity
The composite of qualities thought to be appropriate to or representative of women.
Women in general
(Gram.) Designating, of, or belonging to the gender of words denoting, or referring to, females as well as many other words to which no distinction of sex is attributed
Like, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman; feminine or effeminate
Like a woman; womanish
(Gram.) The formal classification by which nouns are grouped and inflected, or changed in form, so as to reflect certain syntactic relationships: pronouns, modifiers, and verbs may also be so inflected: although gender is not a formal feature of English, some nouns and the third person singular pronouns are distinguished according to sex or the lack of sex (Ex.: man or he, masculine gender; woman or she, feminine gender; door or it, neuter gender): in most Indo-European languages, as well as in many others, gender is not necessarily correlated with sex
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