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Word For The Day, Thursday, May 23, 2013 muliebrity
dictionaries ad nauseam | 23 May 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 05/23/2013 5:02:20 AM PDT by secret garden


In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

muliebrity \myoo-lee-EB-ruh-tee\ noun
femininity

Example sentences:
"She was one of those women who are wanting in—what is the word?—muliebrity."
— From H. G. Wells' 1911 novel New Machiavelli

"She is a motherly figure, but altogether unlike his mother, motherly in a way that allows too for muliebrity."
— From Michael Griffith's 2012 book Bibliophilia: A Novella and Stories

Etymology:
"Muliebrity" has been used in English to suggest the distinguishing character or qualities of a woman or of womankind since the 16th century. (Its masculine counterpart, "virility," entered the language at about the same time.) "Muliebrity" comes from Latin "mulier," meaning "woman," and probably is a cognate of Latin "mollis," meaning "soft." "Mollis" is also the source of the English verb "mollify"—a word that implies a "softening" of hurt feelings or anger.


The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....


Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate

WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!


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1 posted on 05/23/2013 5:02:20 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 05/23/2013 5:03:13 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

The Wookie certainly lacks muliebrity.


3 posted on 05/23/2013 5:10:43 AM PDT by Marathoner (Impeach Obama, Holder, Big Sis, and throw in IL Gov Quinn for good measure)
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To: Marathoner
Agreed. A for you and welcome to WFTD!
4 posted on 05/23/2013 5:11:49 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Though it would be laughably easy to tie the weak,
undocumented, unConstitutional, impostor, Islamic Tyrant to muliebrity,
it remains unfair to women, in its entirety.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 5:11:58 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Diogenesis
Agreed. He's on a different team all right, but it's not ours. A+ for you!
6 posted on 05/23/2013 5:13:09 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

THree.


7 posted on 05/23/2013 5:30:30 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Despite her recent surgeries, Angelina Jolie reeks of muliebrity.

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8 posted on 05/23/2013 5:32:48 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Oozes, instead of reeks.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 5:33:36 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Not only are all Leftist women ugly, but they are totally lacking in muliebrity...or maybe their lacking any semblance of muliebrity is what makes them ugly.


10 posted on 05/23/2013 5:39:35 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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To: secret garden
reeking of muliebrity


11 posted on 05/23/2013 5:43:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Wow, is he famous?

(YES, there’s a pun there!)


12 posted on 05/23/2013 5:44:28 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

yes, he’s a mule celebrity!!
thanks for making me stretch beyond the literalness that binds me!


13 posted on 05/23/2013 5:46:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
this woman has a serious problem with Christians. i hope that she is unmasked in short order.
14 posted on 05/23/2013 5:47:21 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

With pulchritude and muliebrity
The Kardashians have garnered celebrity
With no discernible skills
Booty sure pays the bills
Plus, they surpass Lois Lerner in integrity


15 posted on 05/23/2013 6:00:58 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: Marathoner

Chewbacca would be insulted by the comparison.

Chewy could charm the crowd, press the flesh, and get their votes in contrast to our current FL.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 6:24:44 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Marathoner

D*mn, beat me to it.


17 posted on 05/23/2013 6:52:39 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: xsmommy; Marathoner; secret garden

“Mulebrity” was a quality that also came to mind re: Mooschelle.

Those fashion mavens who hold FLO-TUSh as a model of muliebrity have to be questioned on their sobriety...


18 posted on 05/23/2013 7:40:04 AM PDT by mikrofon (n/t/m Eyesight ;)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
A for you, I knew what you meant.
19 posted on 05/23/2013 7:42:27 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea
A for you and welcome to WFTD!
20 posted on 05/23/2013 7:43:22 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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