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1. an adult female human being
2. women collectively; womankind


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Women generally represent intuition, creativity, nurturing, and love. At times they can also represent the negative attributes which are given to women and include physical and emotional weakness, gossip, martyrdom, passivity, moodiness, temptation, and guilt. The content of the dream is to be considered, as well as the emotional tone. If the dream is sexual in nature, look up sex. If the woman in your dream was a stranger and you are a man, she could be symbolic of your feminine side or your attitude about women. If you are a woman, this stranger may be symbolic of different parts of your character or personality. Carl Jung believed that the unknown woman in a man’s dream is the anima. It is the “personification of the animated psychic atmosphere; the autonomous activity of the unconscious.” Thus, when you meet an unknown woman in your dreams, pay close attention to what she is saying and doing. It is Carl Jung who suggested that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force or current inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well we have balance and experience awareness that leads to peace and productivity.
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In his treatise "Ideen zu einer Aesthetik der Tonkunst", Daniel Schubart characterises D minor as the key of "heavy-hearted womanliness, spleen and foreboding".
Womanliness could therefore be assumed and worn as a mask, both to hide the possession of masculinity and to avert the reprisals expected if she was found to possess it' (Womanliness, pp37-8).
In turn, although womanliness is a single thing, I may admire it in two different ways.
where I draw the line between genuine womanliness and the 'masquerade,'" she commented.
Be proud of your womanliness and your ability to breastfeed your child.
And two, heels may imbue grown-up sophistication but they also give another badge of ultimate womanliness - bunions.
Riviere argues that "women who wish for masculinity may put on a mask of womanliness to avert anxiety and the retribution feared from men.
HAVING WRITTEN a book on manliness, I have been asked whether I have anything to say on femininity or womanliness.
This book begins with the premise that Christianity's once powerful and influential role in the public sector is waning, and therefore its male leaders have a lesser role of importance and the religion has become increasingly associated with womanliness and docility.
To avert anxiety and retribution feared by men", the woman indulges in a masquerade, wearing womanliness "as a mask, both to hide the possession of masculinity and to avert the reprisal expected if she was found to possess it" (Riviere 1929: 306).
GIRLY INNOCENCE Celebrate your womanliness with a twist of super-cute naivety.