womankind


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wom·an·kind

 (wo͝om′ən-kīnd′)
n.
Women considered as a group.

womankind

(ˈwʊmənˌkaɪnd)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) the female members of the human race; women collectively

wom•an•kind

(ˈwʊm ənˌkaɪnd)

n.
women as distinguished from men.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.womankind - women as distinguished from men
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
fair sex, womanhood, woman - women as a class; "it's an insult to American womanhood"; "woman is the glory of creation"; "the fair sex gathered on the veranda"

womankind

noun women, womenfolk, the female sex, womenkind Childbearing is womankind's chief role in life.

womankind

noun
Translations
kvindekønnetkvinderne
kvenkyniî, konur yfirleitt
ženy
kadın milletikadınlar

womankind

[ˈwʊmənˈkaɪnd] Nmujeres fpl, sexo m femenino

womankind

[ˌwʊmənˈkaɪnd] nla femme

womankind

womankind

[ˈwʊmənˌkaɪnd] n (frm) → le donne

woman

(ˈwumən) plural women (ˈwimin) noun
1. an adult human female. His sisters are both grown women now; (also adjective) a woman doctor; women doctors.
2. a female domestic daily helper. We have a woman who comes in to do the cleaning.
-woman sometimes used instead of -man when the person performing an activity is a woman, as in chairwoman
ˈwomanhood noun
the state of being a woman. She will reach womanhood in a few years' time.
ˈwomankind, womenkind (ˈwimin-) nouns
women generally.
ˈwomanly adjective
(showing qualities) natural or suitable to a woman. a womanly figure; womanly charm.
ˈwomanliness noun
ˈwomenfolk (ˈwimin-) noun plural
female people, especially female relatives.
References in classic literature ?
It was impossible to help laughing at the funny conflict between Laurie's chivalrous reluctance to speak ill of womankind, and his very natural dislike of the unfeminine folly of which fashionable society showed him many samples.
The room itself is cobwebbed, and dingy with old paint; its floor is strewn with grey sand, in a fashion that has elsewhere fallen into long disuse; and it is easy to conclude, from the general slovenliness of the place, that this is a sanctuary into which womankind, with her tools of magic, the broom and mop, has very infrequent access.
How womankind, who are confined to the house still more than men, stand it I do not know; but I have ground to suspect that most of them do not STAND it at all.
Last January, rid of all mistresses--in a harsh, bitter frame of mind, the result of a useless, roving, lonely life-- corroded with disappointment, sourly disposed against all men, and especially against all womankind (for I began to regard the notion of an intellectual, faithful, loving woman as a mere dream), recalled by business, I came back to England.
But he may please to consider, that the caprices of womankind are not limited by any climate or nation, and that they are much more uniform, than can be easily imagined.
he said impetuously; "and which was devoted to the service of all womankind, I take oath that Prince John and all his armies shall not harm you
How far otherwise was the wickedness of the daughter of Tyndareus who killed her lawful husband; her song shall be hateful among men, for she has brought disgrace on all womankind even on the good ones.
Many of those men on that great morning had some one of their womankind with them.
But the circumstance was sufficient to lead him to select Tess in preference to the other pretty milkmaids when he wished to contemplate contiguous womankind.
In short, it was plain that a vicar might be adored by his womankind as the king of men and preachers, and yet be held by them to stand in much need of their direction.
Possibly in a way he looked up to womankind, if it could be said that Norman of Torn looked up to anything: God, man or devil.
Now I believe that to Prince Maiyo Japan stands far above the whole world of womankind.