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Definition of "maidenliness" []

  • The state or condition of being maidenly. (noun)

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Use "maidenliness" in a sentence
  • "I do not exactly know why, but it is like you, to me you have the same maidenliness - and the sun is laughing, and the fjord out there is glittering, and existence is beauty!..."
  • "She had a revulsion against the whole affair, and almost envied the Guthrie girls their gawky inexperience and crude maidenliness."
  • "A man of her own class he would not mind, for Connie was gifted from nature with this appearance of demure, submissive maidenliness, and perhaps it was part of her nature."