hoydenism vs tomboyishness what difference

what is difference between hoydenism and tomboyishness

English

Etymology

hoyden +‎ -ism

Noun

hoydenism (countable and uncountable, plural hoydenisms)

  1. The behaviour of a hoyden.
    • 1899, Mary A. Ward, Life and works of the sisters Brontë, Introduction to Jane Eyre
      And there can be no doubt that there was in Miss Bronte a curious vein of recklessness, roughness, one might also say – hoydenism – that exists side by side with an exquisite delicacy and a true dignity, and is none the less Irish and Celtic for that.

Anagrams

  • hymnodies


English

Etymology

tomboyish +‎ -ness

Noun

tomboyishness (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being tomboyish; the behaviour of a tomboy.

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