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The state of being a woman.
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  1. The state of being a woman.
  2. The qualities characteristic of a woman; womanliness; femininity
  3. Femininity.
Womanly qualities; womanliness
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  1. Womanly qualities; womanliness
  2. The state or time of being a woman.
  3. The composite of qualities thought to be appropriate to or representative of women.
Women in general
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Women considered as a group.
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  1. Women considered as a group.
In organisms that reproduce sexually, being the gamete that is larger and less motile than the other corresponding gamete (the male gamete) of the same species. The egg cells of higher animals and plants are female gametes.
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  1. In organisms that reproduce sexually, being the gamete that is larger and less motile than the other corresponding gamete (the male gamete) of the same species. The egg cells of higher animals and plants are female gametes.
  2. Bearing pistils but not stamens; pistillate:
  3. Having the genitalia or other structures typical of a female organism. Worker ants are female but sterile.
Suitable to or characteristic of a woman; womanly
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  1. Suitable to or characteristic of a woman; womanly
  2. Female; of women or girls
  3. (Grammar) Relating or belonging to the gender of words or forms that refer chiefly to females or to things grammatically classified as female.
Like, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman; feminine or effeminate
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  1. Like, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman; feminine or effeminate
  2. (Often pejorative) Characteristic of a woman; feminine; effeminate. [from 14th c.]
  3. Of, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman, especially when considered inferior to a man:
Characteristic of or fit for a woman; womanlike
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  1. Characteristic of or fit for a woman; womanlike
  2. Fully developed as a woman, as in having a curvaceous figure:
  3. Having the characteristics of a woman; feminine, female.
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