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Noun: womanhood  'wû-mun,hûd
  1. The state of being an adult woman
    - muliebrity
  2. Women as a class
    "it's an insult to American womanhood";
    - woman, fair sex
  3. The status of a woman

Derived forms: womanhoods

Type of: adulthood, berth, class, office, place, position, post, situation, social class, socio-economic class, stratum

Part of: womankind, womenkind

Encyclopedia: Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation