feminacy

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Noun[edit]

feminacy (countable and uncountable, plural feminacies)

  1. (archaic) effeminacy
    • Edward George E.L. Bulwer-Lytton, Lucretia; or, The children of night
      In a word, the face and the figure were not in harmony; the figure prevented you from pronouncing her to be masculine — the face took from the figure the charm of feminacy. It was the head of the young Augustus upon the form of Agrippina.