unfeminine


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unfeminine

(ʌnˈfɛmɪnɪn)
adj
not considered suitable to or characteristic of a woman
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Adj.1.unfeminine - not suitable for a womanunfeminine - not suitable for a woman; "an unfeminine depth of voice"
unwomanly - not womanly; "the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly"
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unfeminine

[ʌnˈfemɪnɪn] ADJpoco femenino
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unfeminine

adjunweiblich
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unfeminine

[ʌnˈfɛmɪnɪn] adjpoco femminile
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It was so coarse, so unfeminine. "And what more am I to write him?" she said to herself.
Your words are such as ought not to be used: violent, unfeminine, and untrue.
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.
'Don't you know,' said Miss Monflathers, 'that it's very naughty and unfeminine, and a perversion of the properties wisely and benignantly transmitted to us, with expansive powers to be roused from their dormant state through the medium of cultivation?'
Her voice, with its unfeminine yet exquisite timbre, was steady, and she spoke quickly, frank, unembarrassed.
I do not say that this is feminine, but it is not unfeminine.
Unfeminine behaviour, the voice ticked her off, ending with the usual prophecy, It will end in tears.
Caption: FORBIDDEN ACTS--In addition to fighting over the dress code, many Iranian women are also challenging efforts to declare bike-riding unfeminine and therefore forbidden for Muslim women.
"Our aim is to change society's perception that riding bicycles is unfeminine and that training in biking is inappropriate for old women," Sara said.
"To be honest, I felt a bit like a milch cow when I was breastfeeding, a bit unfeminine, particularly when you've got a pump," she said.
You fought for pay equality as far back as "The Avengers." Yes, when it was considered bad manners, unladylike, unfeminine, masculine, mercenary.
She was too unsparing, too "unfeminine." The title of Catherine Hewitt's biography ofValadon, Renoir's Dancer, helps place her in the artistic universe, but the book is very much about the Valadon of the self-portraits.