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sissified

(ˈsɪsifɑɪd)
mod. effeminate; sissy-style. I’m not comfortable in a sissified place like that.
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Rather than choosing unambiguous sides in the "punks/preachers or sissies/saints" conflict, they blur the lines and become sissified saints and preaching punks.
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.
Podles in 1999 had already foreseen the XX takeover in his sensationally tried The Church Impotent: The Feminization of Christianity (Spence), in which he warned of a flaccid, sissified church unless the robust XYs among the baptized were encouraged to return.
about a minister of education who believed that boys were being sissified and that schools needed to "to get back to celebrating masculinity" through providing a more boy friendly curriculum (p.
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.
Lord save us," evangelist Billy Sunday pleaded, "from oil-handed, flabby-checked, brittle-boned, weak-kneed, thin-skinned, pliable, plastic, spineless, effeminate, sissified, three-carat Christianity.
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.
As a result, he equated art and culture "with the aesthetes of the 1890s, with homosexuals and with sissified music pupils of his mother" (17).
Many Americans doubted that college was the place to prepare for employment; college-based preparation for work was viewed as "academic," irrelevant, even sissified.
Adrian already understands the system enough to know that Drake will mock whatever effort any of the recruits makes as inadequate if not downright sissified.