the quality of being female in the anatomical and physiological sense by virtue of possessing the female complement of a pair of X chromosomes. Compare femininity.

FEMALENESS: "Lyn displayed her femaleness in the clothes she wore."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEMALENESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/femaleness/ (accessed August 4, 2020).