what is difference between femininity and muliebrity
From Middle English femynynytee, femyninytee, equivalent to feminine + -ity.
- IPA(key): /fɛmɪˈnɪnɪti/
- Hyphenation: fem‧i‧nin‧i‧ty
femininity (usually uncountable, plural femininities)
- The sum of all attributes that are feminine or convey womanhood.
- Synonyms: feminineness, womanlikeness
- Antonyms: manlikeness, masculinity
From Late Latin muliebritās (“womanhood; womanliness”), from Latin muliēbris (“feminine, womanly”) + -tās (suffix forming nouns indicating a state of being); or from muliēbris + -ity; compare Middle French muliebrité. Muliēbris is derived from mulier (“woman; wife”) (from mollior (“softer; milder; weaker”), comparative form of mollis (“soft; mild, tender; weak”), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mel- (“soft; tender; weak”)) + -brīs (noun suffix denoting a person).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌmjuːlɪˈɛbɹɪti/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌmjuliˈɛbɹəti/, /-ɾi/
- Hyphenation: mu‧li‧e‧bri‧ty
muliebrity (countable and uncountable, plural muliebrities)
- (literary) The state or quality of being a woman; the features of a woman’s nature; femininity, womanhood.
- Synonyms: femaleness, femineity, womanishness, womanliness, womanness
- Antonyms: masculinity, manhood, manliness, mannishness, virility
- (literary) The state of attainment of womanhood following maidenhood.
- (physiology) The state of puberty in a female.
- muliebritie (obsolete)
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