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wom·an·hood

womanhood

 
pronunciation:
wU mn hUd
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part of speech: noun
definition: the state of being a woman.
At the age of eighteen, she was just reaching womanhood.
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The word womanhood contains the following part:
-hood Old English noun-forming suffix that means 1. state, condition; 2.the whole group of