Meaning of womankind in English:


(also womenkind)


mass noun
  • Women considered collectively.

    ‘a giant step forward for womankind’
    • ‘In our society, the worst specimen of womankind is the so-called liberated female.’
    • ‘However, it was, at the very least, a small step for womankind because, unlike the ancient Roman, the husband now had a legal obligation to protect his wife.’
    • ‘And if you stayed with him to prevent his drawing that conclusion, what, you'd be taking a giant step on behalf of womankind?’
    • ‘One was moved to defend womenkind with the remarks that ‘a slender, 45-year-old mother doing gymnastics is not that rare a sight.’’
    • ‘And now the 14th and most recent issue is an ode to womenkind.’
    • ‘That advert is disgusting, degrading to womankind and downright dangerous.’
    • ‘The world tends to look at such women today as anti-feminist anachronisms, naïve traitors to the cause of womankind, setting back the march of the liberated by their very existence.’
    • ‘At the age of 42, he has performed manfully in the wake of what was, judging by the length and depth of his emotional and very public suffering, apparently the most traumatic divorce in the history of man and womankind.’
    • ‘So the next day, after his sermon, the Pope concluded by saying, ‘Tuti homini, et tuti femini’ - Blessed be mankind and womankind.’
    • ‘This is a small step for the Welsh cabinet but it's a giant leap for Welsh womankind.’
    • ‘Didn't he make any derogatory remarks whatsoever about womankind?’
    • ‘Since the beginning of time stupidity has been one of mankind's (and womankind's) greatest weaknesses.’
    • ‘We, the men in the audience, sympathised from somewhere deep in our gut as these brave youths were swept away in the sea of Ulster's dancing womankind.’
    • ‘Just as the first coming had an optimistic message for mankind at a moment of social turmoil, this coming is being presented as something with a similar message for womankind.’
    • ‘The ability to only write a newspaper column and still afford, in addition to other living expenses, every kind of designer shoe known to womankind?’
    • ‘My faith in womankind has been seriously dented.’
    • ‘It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore one's fear that there is an ulterior motive to how the whims of womankind are being reflected back at ourselves.’
    • ‘This appears to come as some relief to womankind.’
    • ‘Is that made better by you snarling at the rest of womankind?’
    • ‘Well, Ashley, it may be no big deal to you, but we say you've scored big for womankind.’
    women, the female sex, womenkind, womanhood, womenfolk, woman
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