unfeminine


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not suitable for a woman

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In other words, laughing with total abandon was discouraged as that was deemed unfeminine and tomboy-like.
"I was not keen on the name though as I deemed it rather unfeminine, so I went through the alphabet systematically until I found one to suit her, and also that she would recognise.
A Singularly Unfeminine Profession: One Woman's Journey in Physics
"Some in the media wrote how disgusting and unfeminine it was.
Overland Park, KS, January 24, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Facial and body hair in women is considered unfeminine and is quite embarrassing for many women.
Is it considered unfeminine? One of my anthologies for women, Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching is on the list of Best Books for Writers by Poets & Writers Magazine so it must not be because contributors don't want to be associated with my books.
in fact, in the late 1800s, women were discouraged from riding them, and those who did were criticized for engaging in an unfeminine and unhealthy activity.
She was courageous, ambitious, and a record-breaker, in an era when all three traits were considered "unfeminine".
She has the brash over-the-top mannerisms of the unfeminine woman dressed in buck skin who always has to be right in the first act before she softens and shows her feminine side in Act Two.
She found that girls believed they should be less intelligent, avoid sports that seem unfeminine and keep quiet about harassment.
Their stories are untold because they often worked behind men, in secret, or their actions were considered 'unfeminine' and condemned.
It means expecting girls to do well in science and math, and shattering stereotypes that science is unfeminine or geeky.
Studies suggest women tend to face the so-called "backlash effect", the theory that women can only advance at work if they act more like men - but then face social penalties for behaving in unfeminine ways.
Women don't have to feel unfeminine. There are some wonderful sports which you can do and perform to a very high level and I think those participating look absolutely radiant and and very feminine, such as ballet, gymnastics, cheerleading and even rollerskating - Helen Grant, Sports and Equalities Minister.