a person in possession of social and role behaviours that are presumed to be characteristic of a girl or woman, as contrasted with femaleness, which is genetically determined.

FEMININITY: "Lyn displayed her femininity by wearing short sexy outfits to show off her legs."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEMININITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/femininity/ (accessed June 19, 2021).