feminization






verb (used with or without object), fem·i·nized, fem·i·niz·ing.

  1. to make or become feminine.

verb

  1. to make or become feminine
  2. to cause (a male animal) to develop female characteristics
n.

1844, noun of action from feminize.

v.

1650s, from Latin femina (see feminine) + -ize. Related: Feminized; feminizing. Femalize (1670s, intransitive, 1709, transitive) and femininize (1868) are more rare.

n.

  1. The acquisition of female characteristics by the male.

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