ADJECTIVE
  1. not womanly
    the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly
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How To Use unwomanly In A Sentence

  • She also wrote in what must have seemed at the time in an unwomanly way, not being emotionally involved with her characters.
  • Less concerned with the standing of Belle Cora than with the legitimacy of the vigilantes' supporters, however, Gertrude accused the pro-vigilante women of being unchristian, uncharitable, and unwomanly.
  • Micheaux uses contemporaneous notions of gender as a way of naturalizing positive and negative character qualities as manly or unmanly, womanly or unwomanly.
  • But having castigated male behavior, she drew back from such unwomanly outrage.
  • She was inclined to believe her, what with their unwomanly behavior in his presence.
  • So the sort of events that were acceptable for women were things like croquet and tennis, because they wouldn't sweat and get terribly hot and look unwomanly.
  • He uses contemporaneous notions of gender as a way of naturalizing positive and negative character qualities as manly or unmanly, womanly or unwomanly.
  • She was an independently minded sister of a convent in Mexico, who drew criticism from the ecclesiastical hierarchy for the supposedly unwomanly nature of her celebrated poetry.
  • She was sharp-witted and sharper-tongued, able to skewer an idea or an opponent, a most unwomanly trait he found utterly exciting. PAINT THE WIND
  • He thought it was such an unwomanly, tomboy thing.
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