[fem-uh-sahyd] /ˈfɛm əˌsaɪd/
the act of killing a woman, as by a domestic partner or a member of a criminal enterprise:
The rate of femicide where there is drug trafficking is far greater than it is elsewhere.
the deliberate, wanton violation and massacre of women and girls, as in a particular ethnic group by an invading army.
a person who kills a woman:
In certain countries, femicides appear to act with impunity.
the killing of a female; one who kills a female
[fem-uh-nuh-see] /ˈfɛm ə nə si/ noun, plural feminacies. 1. feminine nature.
noun an extreme feminist who believes the option of abortion is essential to the political, social, and economic advancement of women Word Origin feminist + Nazi Usage Note derogatory
[fem-uh-nee-i-tee] /ˌfɛm əˈni ɪ ti/ noun 1. feminine nature; womanliness. /ˌfɛmɪˈneɪɪtɪ/ noun 1. the quality of being feminine; womanliness
noun, Prosody. 1. a caesura occurring immediately after an unstressed or short syllable.