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Definition of Effeminate

Effeminate
Effeminate Ef*fem"i*nate, v. i. To grow womanish or weak. In a slothful peace both courage will effeminate and manners corrupt. --Pope.
Effeminate
Effeminate Ef*fem"i*nate, a. [L. effeminatus, p. p. of effeminare to make a woman of; ex out + femina a woman. See Feminine, a.] 1. Having some characteristic of a woman, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; soft or delicate to an unmanly degree; womanish; weak. The king, by his voluptuous life and mean marriage, became effeminate, and less sensible of honor. --Bacon. An effeminate and unmanly foppery. --Bp. Hurd. 2. Womanlike; womanly; tender; -- in a good sense. Gentle, kind, effeminate remorse. --Shak. Note: Effeminate and womanish are generally used in a reproachful sense; feminine and womanly, applied to women, are epithets of propriety or commendation.

Meaning of Effeminate from wikipedia

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