What is another word for fair sex?

22 synonyms found


[ fˈe͡ə sˈɛks], [ fˈe‍ə sˈɛks], [ f_ˈeə s_ˈɛ_k_s]

The phrase "fair sex" is a somewhat dated way of referring to women. While it may have been used with respect in the past, it is now commonly seen as sexist and inappropriate language. More appropriate synonyms that can be used to refer to women include "women," "ladies," "females," or "members of the opposite sex." Each of these alternatives puts the emphasis on gender rather than attempting to place value judgments on individuals based on their physical appearance or perceived beauty. It is important to be mindful of the language we use when referring to others, and strive to choose words that reflect respect and inclusivity.

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What are the hypernyms for Fair sex?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Fair sex?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Fair sex?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for fair sex (as nouns)

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