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fem·i·nism

 (fĕm′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Belief in or advocacy of women's social, political, and economic rights, especially with regard to equality of the sexes.
2. The movement organized around this belief.

feminism

(ˈfɛmɪˌnɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a doctrine or movement that advocates equal rights for women

fem•i•nism

(ˈfɛm əˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. a doctrine advocating social, political, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.
2. a movement for the attainment of such rights.
3. feminine character.
[1890–95; < French féminisme]
fem′i•nist, n., adj.
fem`i•nis′tic, adj.

feminism

an attitude favoring the movement to eliminate political, social, and professional discrimination against women. — feminist, n., adj.feministic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feminism - a doctrine that advocates equal rights for womenfeminism - a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
2.feminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for womenfeminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for women
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"

feminism

noun female emancipation, women's rights, the women's movement, women's liberation, women's lib (informal) She is a champion of feminism.
Quotations
"Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less" [Susan B. Anthony Motto of the Revolution]
Translations
مَبْدأ المُساواه بين الرَّجُل والمَرأه
feminismus
feminisme
feminismo
feminismi
feminizam
feminizmus
feminismifemínismi; kvenfrelsisstefna
フェミニズム
feminism
feminizmkadın hakları savunuculuğu

feminism

[ˈfemɪnɪzəm] Nfeminismo m

feminism

[ˈfɛmɪnɪzəm] nféminisme m

feminism

feminism

[ˈfɛmɪˌnɪzm] nfemminismo

feminine

(ˈfeminin) adjective
1. of a woman. a feminine voice.
2. with all the essential qualities of a woman. She was a very feminine person.
3. in certain languages, of one of usually two or three genders of nouns etc.
ˌfemiˈninity noun
the quality of being feminine. She never used her femininity to win the argument.
ˈfeminism noun
the thought and actions of people who want to make women's (legal, political, social etc) rights equal to those of men.
ˈfeminist noun
a supporter of feminism.
References in classic literature ?
Observe that I say 'femininity,' a privilege- -not 'feminism,' an attitude.
Meantime, in my fear of seeing the girl surrender to the influence of the Chateau Borel revolutionary feminism, I was more than willing to put my trust in that friend of the late Victor Haldin.
YOUNG WOMEN OF COLOR ON TODAY'S FEMINISM (Bushra Rehman & Daisy Hernandez eds., 2006) (discussing "color feminism"); Lisa Jones, BULLETPROOF DIVA: TALES OF RACE, SEX, AND HAIR (2006) (discussing various identifies); Cristina Tzintzun, Colonize This!
KOHAT -- Majority of Pakistanis critique feminism for being a Western ideology.
Summary: New Delhi (India), May 28 (ANI): Kangana and her sister Rangoli Chandel have always supported feminism, and once again, the latter has voiced her opinion on feminism in cinema.
figure By FAITH ONEYA I read Purity Wanjohi's article last week titled "Feminism will fail if women continue to leave men behind" with growing consternation.
New Writing from Brit Bennett, Nicole Dennis-Benn and 15 Others on Intersectionality, Identity, and the Way Forward for Feminism
Summary: As a human and as a woman, the word feminism is synonymous with existence.
Synopsis: In recent years, feminism has been at the forefront of social criticism in the United States, but the mainstream face of feminism is still typically white and often focused on gender issues to the exclusion of race, class, and almost everything else.
Summary: What is the difference between feminism and women empowerment?
Synopsis: A quirky, intelligent, and stylish review of the feminist movement, told through the stories of standout figures who have shaped it, "The Periodic Table of Feminism" by Marisa Bate (a professional journalist covering issues that impact women including sexism in the media, domestic violence, politics, current affairs, and pop culture) charts the impact of female leaders from Betty Friedan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Michelle Obama and Oprah.
With the increase in gender issues around the globe, feminism in our society has penetrated the mainstream in the neck of time.