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Meaning of "sissiness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SISSINESS

sissiness  [ˈsɪsɪnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SISSINESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sissiness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SISSINESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sissiness in the English dictionary

The definition of sissiness in the dictionary is the quality of being a sissy; effeminacy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SISSINESS


bossiness
ˈbɒsɪnɪs
fussiness
ˈfʌsɪnɪs
gassiness
ˈɡæsɪnɪs
glassiness
ˈɡlɑːsɪnɪs
glossiness
ˈɡlɒsɪnɪs
grassiness
ˈɡrɑːsɪnɪs
greasiness
ˈɡriːsɪnɪs
iciness
ˈaɪsɪnɪs
juiciness
ˈdʒuːsɪnɪs
laciness
ˈleɪsɪnɪs
messiness
ˈmesɪnɪs
mousiness
ˈmaʊsɪnɪs
mussiness
ˈmʌsɪnɪs
priciness
ˈpraɪsɪnɪs
raciness
ˈreɪsɪnɪs
sassiness
ˈsæsɪnɪs
sauciness
ˈsɔːsɪnɪs
sexiness
ˈsɛksɪnɪs
spaciness
ˈspeɪsɪnɪs
spiciness
ˈspaɪsɪnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SISSINESS

sis
sisal
sisal hemp
Sisera
siserary
siskin
Sisley
Sismondi
sissies
sissified
Sissinghurst Castle
sissoo
sissy
sissyish
sissyness
sist
sister
sister school
sister-in-law
sisterhood

WORDS THAT END LIKE SISSINESS

agribusiness
big business
bulkiness
business
cleanliness
cleanliness is next to godliness
comeliness
dizziness
do the business
e-business
emptiness
family business
fitness
friendliness
happiness
holiness
laziness
loneliness
loveliness
readiness
timeliness

Synonyms and antonyms of sissiness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sissiness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SISSINESS

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The translations of sissiness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sissiness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

sissiness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sissiness
570 millions of speakers

English

sissiness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sissiness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sissiness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sissiness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sissiness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sissiness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sissiness
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesakitan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sissiness
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sissiness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sissiness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sissiness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sissiness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sissiness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लठ्ठपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sissiness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sissiness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sissiness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sissiness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sissiness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sissiness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sissiness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sissiness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sissiness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sissiness

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SISSINESS»

The term «sissiness» is barely ever used and occupies the 196.789 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SISSINESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sissiness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SISSINESS»

Discover the use of sissiness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sissiness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Development of Sex Differences
Koch, Helen L. Sissiness and tomboyishness in relation to sibling characteristics. /. genet. Psychol., 1956, 88, 231-44. Measures: Teachers' ratings of sissiness and tomboyishness (activities, interests, and attitudes of the opposite sex) taken ...
Eleanor E. Maccoby, 1966
2
Sexual Behavior: Problems and Management
Sissiness. And. Tomboyism. Sex-linked behaviors are behaviors that are shown significantly more frequently by members of one as compared to the other sex. The related term cross-gender behaviors tends to be restricted to behaviors known ...
Nathaniel McConaghy, 1993
3
Soldiers, Rebels, and Drifters: Gay Representation in ...
His refusal to play the role of King David in a school play based on the story of David and Goliath further highlights the manner in which his “sissiness” defies both contemporary Israeli machismo and the biblical heroic tales, which, to a certain ...
Nir Cohen, 2011
4
Self and Story in Russian History
During gymnastics did not walk the rope (cowardice), and did not do one thing because it hurt (sissiness). — At Gorchakov's lied (lying). Went to the Novotroitsk tavern (lack of fierte). At home did not study English (insufficient firmness).
Laura Engelstein, Stephanie Sandler, 2000
5
Dying Swans and Madmen: Ballet, the Body, and Narrative Cinema
But how did the male dancer come to be associated so stror effeminacy and sissiness in the first place? Do not baseball and players wear tight pants, or basketball players display their bodie physical “something” that sports figures do so ...
Adrienne L. McLean, 2008
6
Sex and Reason
The father is repelled by the boy's effeminacy, his "sissiness,"43 and the boy reacts to this rejection by transferring his affections to, and seeking a role model in, his mother. She may welcome this and treat him as a girl; there is conjecture, ...
Richard A. POSNER, Richard A Posner, 2009
7
The Drama of Marriage: Gay Playwrights/Straight Unions from ...
Detractors ridiculed his “sissiness”. Now, scholars like Kim Marra and Gary Schmidgall equate that “sissiness” with homosexuality. Combined with the letters to Wilde, they make a good, if not airtight case. Here is Marra on Fitch's reaction to ...
John M. Clum, 2012
8
Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China
The effeminateness which Isherwood displays briefly after Alley's grim concluding tour of Shanghai is elsewhere in “Travel-Diary” alluded to as sissiness or developed in more leisurely and humourous fashion in a full-blown campiness ...
Anne-Marie Brady, Douglas Brown, 2013
9
Manhood and American Political Culture in the Cold War
The debate in the late forties and fifties about the “troubled” American family reflected these assumptions; the problem of “sissiness” in children was no small source of anxiety for American parents. The term “sissy,” while not synonymous with ...
Kyle A. Cuordileone, 2005
10
Family size and birth order as influences upon socialization ...
73 • *Koch, H. L. Sissiness and Tomboyishness in Relation to Sibling Characteristics. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 1956, 88, 231-2UU. Research question As part of a larger study on the effect of a sibling on the personality of the child, the ...
John A. Clausen, Social Science Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Socialization and Social Structure. Work Group on Family Size and Birth Order, 1965

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SISSINESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sissiness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Unusual things that women find sexy
The sissiness (sounds wrong) is is mind boggling. Yet such things could probably be attracting your woman to you. The massage, doing nail polish for her. «SDE Entertainment News, Jul 15»
2
Why everybody wants to appropriate Ambedkar: 'He cannot be …
... by mental fatigue and by what can only be called ideational sissiness. To typecast such a man as a spokesman, howsoever formidable, for one section of India ... «Scroll.in, Apr 15»
3
Rookie Standout Zach LaVine Is Scared Of Kevin Garnett
Kevin Garnett style. So come Tuesday Zach when you see #21 enter on that practice court, please bring your “A” game and leave the sissiness at the door. «The Source, Feb 15»
4
Style Gucci Fall 2015 Menswear
The shoes, one of the cornerstones of Gucci's accessories business, were pony sandals and mink-lined scuffs. The very deliberate sissiness seemed a glaringly ... «Style.com, Jan 15»
5
Leo Tolstoy's theory of everything
During gymnastics did not walk the rope (cowardice), and did not do one thing because it hurt (sissiness).—At Gorchakov's lied (lying). Went to the Novotroitsk ... «Salon, Jan 15»
6
Acts of Treason
... incompetence, deceit, murder, sissiness, 'carbuncular' practices, a secret alliance with the diabolical President Mbeki, spying for the Zulu nationalists, drinking ... «The Nation., Oct 14»
7
6 Don't-Miss Flicks To Get In Bed With
Archival interviews with Fosse talking in depth about his craft, characters and "the sissiness of dance" are stand outs. Chris Azzopardi is the editor of Q Syndicate ... «pride source.com, Sep 14»
8
Sissies and Kisses: On Michael Sam and Femmephobia
Let's get one thing straight: Sissiness has saved lives. People have searched for themselves for years and learned that homophobia and femmephobia have ... «Huffington Post, May 14»
9
The Evolution of Black Masculinity Through Fashion
But far from sissiness, the looks exude the visceral power of a lineman crushing a quarterback, or two swords clashing in an action film. This time last year, ... «VICE, Feb 14»
10
NYT, 1986: Boyhood Effeminacy and Later Homosexuality
An innate sissiness is “not the answer to all homosexuality,“ Dr. Marmor said, “but it is a factor that plays a role in a substantial number of male homosexuals. «VDARE.com, Jan 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sissiness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sissiness>. Oct 2020 ».
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