Definition of effeteness in English:

effeteness

noun

See effete

  • ‘For all his surface effeteness, he never lacked courageous depths.’
  • ‘The U.S. premiere revealed a company with an expansive, athletic, yet centered style of movement that eradicates any lingering notion of English effeteness.’
  • ‘Phillips has cultivated a certain effeteness of prose style.’
  • ‘This is attractive music, in which there is not a trace of effeteness.’

Pronunciation

effeteness

/ɪˈfiːtnəs/