a rhyme either of two syllables of which the second is unstressed (double rhyme) as in motion, notion, or of three syllables of which the second and third are unstressed (triple rhyme) as in fortunate, importunate.
(prosody) a rhyme between words in which one, two, or more unstressed syllables follow a stressed one, as in elation, nation or merrily, verily Compare masculine rhyme
[fem-uh-nin-i-tee] /ˌfɛm əˈnɪn ɪ ti/ noun 1. the quality of being ; womanliness. 2. women collectively. 3. . /ˌfɛmɪˈnɪnɪtɪ/ noun 1. the quality of being feminine 2. womanhood n. late 14c., femynynytee, from feminine + -ity.
- Femininity complex
femininity complex fem·i·nin·i·ty complex (fěm’ə-nĭn’ĭ-tē) n. In psychoanalytic theory, the unconscious fear, in boys and men, of castration at the hands of the mother with resultant identification with the imagined aggressor and envious desire for breasts and vagina.
[fem-uh-nahyz] /ˈfɛm əˌnaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), feminized, feminizing. 1. to make or become . /ˈfɛmɪˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to make or become feminine 2. to cause (a male animal) to develop female characteristics v. 1650s, from Latin femina (see feminine) + -ize. Related: Feminized; feminizing. Femalize (1670s, intransitive, 1709, transitive) and femininize (1868) […]
[fem-uh-nist] /ˈfɛm ə nɪst/ adjective, Sometimes, feministic 1. advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. noun 2. an advocate of such rights. /ˈfɛmɪnɪst/ noun 1. a person who advocates equal rights for women adjective 2. of, relating to, or advocating feminism n. 1893, from French féministe (1872); cf. […]