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sissified

(ˈsɪsifɑɪd)
mod. effeminate; sissy-style. I’m not comfortable in a sissified place like that.
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Written in response to such sissified idolatry and the anti-Southern fall-out from the Scopes trial (Larson), Ransom's book, God Without Thunder, was precisely what the subtitle said it was, An Unorthodox Defense of Orthodoxy.
Now I know that it may seem strange to many--if not downright sissified to some--but I'll sure miss that old fellow.
It is an attitude in which the idea seems to be that to negotiate with people is a sissified, weak sort of thing to do, unless you are negotiating with them to dictate the terms of surrender.
The language that Shawn uses to describe the efforts of these dancers is anything but sissified.
Outside of the United States, countries like Russia and Cuba revere their male dancers and don't label them as sissified.
I got another one I'm gonna say in a minute--that [men who] don't stand up for what's right, we say, 'You're sissified out
Classy and pinkly-lit, it looked too sissified for a fire-eater like Fred.
Sure it's a little sissified, but it's amazing power pop with one foot stuck right up T Rex' ass, catchy hooks and all.
Concerns about over-protected and sissified boys would resurface even more powerfully in the 1940s, as psychologists turned their attention to the pathological consequences of maternal tenderness on children, focusing on homosexuals and the shell-shocked veterans who were unable to withstand the rigors of war.
Another reason he was called Harvey, Smith once said, is that he thought Chesterfield sounded sissified, so he went by his middle name until the military put an end to that.
Boys were being sissified and expected to give in to the feminisation of the world.