weaker sex


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weaker sex

(ˈwiːkə)
n
(Sociology) the female sex
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Now, the ladies being together under these circumstances, it was extremely natural that the discourse should turn upon the propensity of mankind to tyrannize over the weaker sex, and the duty that developed upon the weaker sex to resist that tyranny and assert their rights and dignity.
Arrangements had been made for their comfort, with a prodigality and care that had not failed to excite some surprise in his young men, but in no other particular did he shock their manly pride, by betraying any solicitude in behalf of the weaker sex.
It was rather hard on Maggie that Tom always absconded without letting her into the secret, but the weaker sex are acknowledged to be serious
Humor her -- make a manly concession to the weaker sex.
Presiding Vyacheslav Volodin noted the role of women in the life of men and recalled that representatives of the weaker sex serve in the Armed Forces of Russia: "Dear, our dear women, men congratulate you on the holiday - Defender of the Fatherland Day, because without you no man is capable to perform a feat.
It's happy day to be a man, especially when recent research showed that men are the weaker sex compared to womenSo all you women complaining about #RobotBae asking if she can cook?
She does not view women as the weaker sex, and hopes to inspire fellow women to rally their strengths and make a positive impact in this world.
But they still only have to play three sets against five for the men, ostensibly on the grounds that they're the weaker sex.
In truth, men ruled, thus the reason for the expression, 'Women are the weaker sex.
Change in social behavior cannot happen overnight, especially not in a society that puts women in secondary societal and economic positions and portrays them as the weaker sex.
Women in many countries are still considered the weaker sex and so are very much 'fair game' for their male counterparts to treat them as they feel.
But we also have thousands of years of conditioning bred into us telling us that women are the weaker sex, and we have to look after them because they are woolly-headed poppets, who are hormonal and cannot be left to their own devices.