unmanly

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Showing characteristics that are not manly, such as being immature, effeminate or cowardly, which might be construed as an indicator of weakness or of baseness of character

He'd be wearing white pants and playing lawn tennis presently if he continued to grow much softer and more unmanly.

Of or pertaining to something not human

I had bought a toy in the street for my own amusement. It represented a woman, a young mother, flinging her little son over her head with one hand and catching him in the other ... The unmanly chuckle always came, I found, when the poor lady dropped her babe, .

In a manner that is unmanly

A Yankee who had not acclimated well but had retained his native habit of arguing things, came to Riddle's one day, and after some talk about a stray horse, intimated that Mr. Riddle had behaved unmanly in the matter. Wi-ne-ma taking in the situation, pitched into Mr. Yank, and before he knew it, his head was bleeding profusely and a strong hand was grasping his throat. He fought back as best he could, but the poor little Yank was in the hands of an enraged Modoc woman, who was pelting him in the face, saying between her licks, I'll learn you how you talk about my man..

Not becoming of a man

Many voteless women regard a vote as unwomanly. Nobody says that most voteless men regarded a vote as unmanly. Nobody says that any voteless men regarded it as unmanly.

Not acceptable of a man

Lor’, sir, you wouldn’t have ’em in short clothes, poor little dears? And she said it in a tone that seemed to imply I had suggested some unmanly outrage.

Cowardly, base

He did not know which was more painful to witness: Hempel's unmanly cringing, or the air of fatuous satisfaction that succeeded it.

{a} unbecoming a man
without qualities thought to befit a man
disapproval If you describe a boy's or man's behaviour as unmanly, you are critical of the fact that they are behaving in a way that you think is inappropriate for a man. Your partner can feel the loss as acutely as you, but may feel that it is unmanly to cry. = effeminate. not thought to be suitable for or typical of a man
In a manner lacking manliness; in a childish or effeminate manner
lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful
not possessing qualities befitting a man
Of or pertaining to lack of manliness
{s} effeminate, womanly, weak, timid
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To castrate; to remove one's manhood
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To sap the strength, whether physical or emotional, required to deal with a situation

His fear unmanned him.

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{v} to deprive of rational powers or of strength and courage
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To castrate; to remove ones manhood
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To deprive of the courage and fortitude of a man; to break or subdue the manly spirit in; to cause to despond; to dishearten; to make womanish
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To deprive of the distinctive qualities of a human being, as reason, or the like
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To deprive of men; as, to unman a ship
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cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience"
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cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience
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To emasculate; to deprive of virility
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{f} cause to lose characteristics that are considered to be manly (especially courage); castrate, emasculate
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