the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly
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.