[ US /ˈwʊmənˌhʊd/ ]
[ UK /wˈʊmənhˌʊd/ ]
  1. women as a class
    it's an insult to American womanhood
    woman is the glory of creation
    the fair sex gathered on the veranda
  2. the state of being an adult woman
  3. the status of a woman
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How To Use womanhood In A Sentence

  • Pregnancy is a natural part of womanhood.
  • I didn't want to be some grotesque parody of womanhood. The Sun
  • The transformation girlhood to womanhood is quite marvellous.
  • This fabric, which appears in most works, is apparently associated with an induction into womanhood amongst Xhosa people.
  • It basically came down to this for me: FGM is about controlling women – specifically about controlling the sexuality of girls and controlling their transition to and experience of womanhood – whereas my understanding of cultural/religious reasons for male circumcision is that those are different. The First Cut | Her Bad Mother
  • And in any case, polyandry is certainly not the ideal for Indian womanhood.
  • Whether or not these methods were flawed matters not; what is important is that ideal womanhood was, in part, physical.
  • I absolutely must not be allowed to wear this in real life for fear of turning into a twirling parody of womanhood. Times, Sunday Times
  • According to Hero, most of what he does is in defense of womanhood. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS
  • The sit-in was therefore rife with just the sorts of contradictions which communists identified with proletarian womanhood, and women became obvious and crucial actors in its realization.
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