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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man).

Usage examples (6)
  • And his sissiness is fertile ground for lampooning.
  • And you complained about our “sissiness” while simultaneously admitting that you let your squeamishness set your politics.
  • Men no longer regard creased trousers, nicely tied cravats, well-chosen collars, and harmonious color combinations as signs of sissiness, snobbishness, or weak-mindedness.
  • Edith B, I just checked a dictionary and found three derivative words listed below "sissy": the noun sissiness and the adjectives sissified and sissyish. for more
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