HyperDic: unmanly

English > 3 senses of the word unmanly:
ADJECTIVEallunmanly, unmanful, unmanlikenot possessing qualities befitting a man
allunmanly, pusillanimous, poor-spiritedlacking in courage and manly strength and resolution
ADVERBallunmanly, unmanfullywithout qualities thought to befit a man
English > unmanly: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot possessing qualities befitting a man.
Synonymsunmanful, unmanlike
Narrowereffeminate, emasculate, epicene, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissyHaving unsuitable feminine qualities
womanishHaving characteristics / characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men
Oppositemanly, manful, manlikepossessing qualities befitting a man
Spanishafeminado
Nounsunmanlinessthe trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
English > unmanly: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful.
Synonymspusillanimous, poor-spirited
Broadercowardly, fearfullacking courage
Spanishpusilánime
Catalancovard, pusil·lànime
Nounsunmanlinessthe trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
English > unmanly: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout qualities thought to befit a man.
Synonymunmanfully
Oppositemanfully, manlyIn a manful manner

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