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1. The state of being a woman.
2. Femininity.

[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
2. femininity
[C16: via Late Latin from Latin muliēbris womanly, from mulier woman]
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(ˌmyu liˈɛb rɪ ti)

1. femininity.
[1585–95; < Late Latin muliēbritās, derivative of = Latin muliēbri(s) womanly]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
womanlike, womanliness - the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female
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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She is the object of his lust and the recipient of his ire- a tamed muliebrity suffocating amidst the feral virility of patriarchy.
There is a reason for that which has nothing to do with muliebrity. Her criticism appears more a misguided missile shot that continues Kambon's thinly veiled but behind the scenes agenda attacking all things Azibo (chapter 6), in play since circa 1999-2000, particularly the Azibo Nosology about which he seems hell bent on seizing control outright (Kambon, 2003, 105).
The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe the intricate, shifting gender dynamics of the present postfeminist culture, the manners in which distinct consumers handle the matter of postfeminist representations, the importance of the manners in which postfeminism collates and essentializes muliebrity, and postfeminism's predilection for separate agency and its detachment from questions of structure and shared undertaking.
Through the study of mythology of ancient civilizations, we understand that most of myths and vaunted goddesses are the ones that are mainly connected with fertility and muliebrity. This is the reason that the only respected and worshiped goddess in ancient Egypt is the one called "Maat", and her symbol is a hieroglyphic sign called "ankh".
Fashion plates were conceptualizations of women conceived for female lookers, connected ocular delight to palpable joy, instructed Victorian women to accept the emergence of middle-class muliebrity, pledged to articulate a better, more winsome ego via identifications with strong, idealized representations, and encouraged women to be endowed with the feminine appeals depicted within them.
This is a most sobering lesson for all who would lead ADP and other non-White victims of Western conquering as Queen Liliuokalani's leadership failure has nothing to do with muliebrity or any sort of personal inadequacies.