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Meaning of "unwomanly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNWOMANLY

unwomanly  [ʌnˈwʊmənlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNWOMANLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unwomanly is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNWOMANLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unwomanly in the English dictionary

The definition of unwomanly in the dictionary is not possessing qualities, such as warmth, attractiveness, etc, generally regarded as typical of a woman, esp a mature woman. Other definition of unwomanly is not characteristic of or belonging to a woman.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNWOMANLY


certainly
ˈsɜːtənlɪ
churchmanly
ˈtʃɜːtʃmənlɪ
commonly
ˈkɒmənlɪ
craftsmanly
ˈkrɑːftsmənlɪ
gentlemanly
ˈdʒɛntəlmənlɪ
gentlewomanly
ˈdʒɛntlˌwʊmənlɪ
humanly
ˈhjuːmənlɪ
inhumanly
ɪnˈhjuːmənlɪ
seamanly
ˈsiːmənlɪ
showmanly
ˈʃəʊmənlɪ
sportsmanly
ˈspɔːtsmənlɪ
statesmanly
ˈsteɪtsmənlɪ
suddenly
ˈsʌdənlɪ
superhumanly
ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmənlɪ
uncommonly
ʌnˈkɒmənlɪ
ungentlemanly
ʌnˈdʒentlmənlɪ
unhumanly
ʌnˈhjuːmənlɪ
womanly
ˈwʊmənlɪ
workmanly
ˈwɜːkmənlɪ
yeomanly
ˈjəʊmənlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNWOMANLY

unwoman
unwomanliness
unwon
unwont
unwonted
unwontedly
unwontedness
unwooded
unwooed
unworded
unwork
unworkability
unworkable
unworked
unworkmanlike
unworldliness
unworldly
unwormed
unworn
unworried

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNWOMANLY

antichristianly
Christianly
cleanly
leanly
manly
meanly
medianly
musicianly
partisanly
patricianly
plebeianly
reptilianly
ruffianly
saturnalianly
sovranly
subterraneanly
unchristianly
uncleanly
unmanly
wanly

Synonyms and antonyms of unwomanly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unwomanly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNWOMANLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

unwomanly
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poco femenina
570 millions of speakers

English

unwomanly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unwomanly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

unwomanly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

женское
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pouco feminina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অরমণীজনোচিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

unwomanly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secara tidak sengaja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unweiblich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

unwomanly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

unwomanly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unwomanly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

unwomanly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unwomanly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनावश्यकपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kadına yakışmayan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poco femminile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

unwomanly
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жіноче
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nedemn pentru o femeie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

unwomanly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onvrouwelijk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unwomanly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unwomanly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unwomanly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNWOMANLY»

The term «unwomanly» is normally little used and occupies the 143.586 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNWOMANLY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNWOMANLY»

Discover the use of unwomanly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unwomanly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Unwomanly Conduct: The Challenges of Intentional Childlessness
First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Carolyn Mackelcan Morell, 1994
2
Woman's Work and Woman's Culture. A series of essays. Edited ...
And the fear of their adopting unwomanly employments cannot be better dissipated than by leaving to them the choice. \Vhat— ever business is essentially unwomanly they will of themselves avoid; and whatever is only unwomanly because at ...
Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler, 1869
3
Macaria; Or, Altars of Sacrifice
Electra Grey, you are unwomanly in your unsought love/' She turned her head, and, looking over her shoulder at him, smiled derisively. ," Unwomanly 1 It' so, made such by your u'nmanliness. Unwomanly ! 1 deny it. Which is most womanly  ...
Augusta Jane Evans, 1864
4
Ruined Eden of the Present: Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe : ...
Is it her fault that she thought unwomanly thoughts or that she thought at all (an unwomanly activity)? The implication of the phrase "unfitted by her intense femininity for intellectual speculation" seems to suggest that it is not so much the content ...
Gary Richard Thompson, Virgil Llewellyn Lokke, 1981
5
Alternative Shakespeares
Charlotte Lennox in 1753 criticized it for 'its coarse and unwomanly reflections on the virtue of her mother' (Lennox, cit. R.M.Smith 1950, p. 213). In relation to these lines, Isabella is 'hysterical' and 'unwomanly', not through lack of humanity ...
John Drakakis, 2002
6
Feminism In Modern English Drama (1892-1914)
Most Of Shaw S Major Plays From Widowers Houses To Pygmalion, Come Under The Purview Of The Book, While The Plays Of Contemporaries Like Pinero, Jones And Oscar Wilde Have Been Discussed To Highlight The Contrast.More Interesting Are The ...
Swapan Kumar Banerjee, 2006
7
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Right Is Ours
Editors accused female participants of “unwomanly behavior” and of neglecting “ their more appropriate duties.” They feared that equal rights would “demoralize and degrade” women and “prove a monstrous injury to all mankind.” In spite of ...
Harriet Sigerman, 2001
8
What's Wrong with the World
Many voteless women regard a vote as unwomanly. Nobody says that most voteless men regarded a vote as unmanly. Nobody says that any voteless men regarded it as unmanly. Not in the stillest hamlet or the most stagnant fen could you ...
G. K. Chesterton, 2007
9
Red-Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of The Salvation Army
Did Salvationist activities — such as selling newspapers in saloons, preaching outdoors, and serving as religious leaders — undermine a woman's natural modesty and render her unwomanly?51 Such activities, at odds with traditional norms ...
Diane Winston, Diane H Winston, 2009
10
Bound by a Mighty Vow: Sisterhood and Women's Fraternities, ...
... on the theory that woman's sphere is limited to her home, is just as far from the realization of our ideals.”111 Reluctant to oppose the women's vote but equally unwilling to associate themselves with “unwomanly” women, those who spoke ...
Diana B. Turk, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNWOMANLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unwomanly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Are Millennials Ruining The World?
They talk as if they alone know everything and what passes for wisdom in us foolishness in them. As for the girls, they are foolish and immodest and unwomanly ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
2
Book review: 'Go Set a Watchman' falls short of Harper Lee's classic
Scout relates some hilarious escapades, including her first dance — for which, discouraged by her unwomanly figure, she put falsies in her new dress, with ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
Hey BBC, stop sexing-up Wimbledon
They don't like swearing, unwomanly grunting, gobby upstarts like Nick Kyrgios, or any splash of colour on the pristine white kits. Little wonder, then, that this ... «Spiked, Jul 15»
4
Simone Dinnerstein On A Trip To Cuba And Making Music Out Of …
It's made me feel very unwomanly. I have a son, but not being able to have another child made me feel really awful about myself, and it's very hard to get on the ... «WRTI, Jul 15»
5
Poll sheds light on attitudes towards women in sports
“They are more likely than say older men or older women to say that certain sports are unwomanly,” she explains. “I think in general Canadians do say that they ... «News1130, Jun 15»
6
Canadian survey uncovers conflicting views around female athletes …
90 per cent of people surveyed agree that women athletes are great role models for girls, but 33 per cent say some sports are "unwomanly." 73 per cent feel that ... «CBC.ca, Jun 15»
7
Public editor: Why there is never an excuse for gender bias in media
We should also avoid such sexual stereotypes as grandmotherly, manly, unwomanly, masculine, feminine, unfeminine and tomboy. These imply wrongly that ... «The Globe and Mail, Mar 15»
8
50 Shades of Grey, Islam, and the Absence of Heroic Purpose
Unmanly men and unwomanly women are mutually destructive. I put the ultimate blame a crisis of the faith, but this crisis is from the faith's emasculation. «Pewsitter, Feb 15»
9
Storm Uechtritz: 'I love working out with Ronan - but I have MORE …
“I felt really unattractive and unwomanly until my late teens, but now I obviously appreciate those genetics because it means I don't need to worry about putting ... «Goss.ie, Jan 15»
10
'Views and attitudes must change'
... young girl climbs on top of a table when everyone is sitting, she will be told off the table that she should not climb the table because it is unwomanly," she said. «Fiji Times, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unwomanly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unwomanly>. Jan 2021 ».
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