Definition for EF-FEM'IN-A-CY

EF-FEM'IN-A-CY, n. [from effeminate.]

  1. The softness, delicacy and weakness in men, which are characteristic of the female sex, but which in males are deemed a reproach; unmanly delicacy; womanish softness or weakness. Milton.
  2. Voluptuousness; indulgence in unmanly pleasures; lasciviousness. Taylor.

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