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1. The state of being a woman.
[Latin muliebritās, state of womanhood (in contrast with maidenhood), from muliebris, womanly, from mulier, woman.]
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1. the condition of being a woman
[C16: via Late Latin from Latin muliēbris womanly, from mulier woman]
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mu•li•eb•ri•ty(ˌmyu liˈɛb rɪ ti)
[1585–95; < Late Latin muliēbritās, derivative of = Latin muliēbri(s) womanly]
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|Noun||1.||muliebrity - the state of being an adult woman|
adulthood - the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
|2.||muliebrity - the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women|
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
ladylikeness - behavior befitting a lady
maidenliness - behavior befitting a young maiden
girlishness - being characteristic of a girl
effeminacy, effeminateness, sissiness, unmanliness, womanishness, softness - the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man); "the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy"; "Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness"; "he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him"
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