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1. circumcision

noun. ['ˌsɝːkəmˈsɪʒən'] the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite.

Synonyms

  • rite
  • Bris
  • Berit
  • Briss
  • Brith
  • religious rite

Etymology

  • circumcisio (Latin)
  • circumcido (Latin)

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Rhymes with Female Circumcision

  • multivision
  • univision
  • supervision
  • misprision
  • indecision
  • provision
  • precision
  • xyvision
  • revision
  • rescission
  • recision
  • incision
  • excision
  • envision
  • divison
  • division
  • decision
  • collision
  • parisian
  • derision
  • vision

2. circumcision

noun. ['ˌsɝːkəmˈsɪʒən'] the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males.

Synonyms

  • cutting off

Etymology

  • circumcisio (Latin)
  • circumcido (Latin)

3. Circumcision

noun. (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st.

Synonyms

  • Feast of the Circumcision
  • feast day
  • fete day

4. female

noun. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa).

Synonyms

  • animal
  • female mammal
  • creature
  • dam
  • filly
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • hen
  • beast

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

5. female

adjective. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop.

Synonyms

  • pistillate
  • egg-producing
  • sexuality
  • gender
  • feminine
  • young-bearing

Antonyms

  • masculine
  • androgynous
  • stranger
  • introvert

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

6. female

noun. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • woman
  • female offspring
  • foster sister
  • adult female
  • little girl
  • girl
  • female person
  • girl wonder
  • person
  • individual
  • female child
  • foster-sister
  • somebody
  • female body

Antonyms

  • man
  • male
  • boy
  • male offspring

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

7. female

adjective. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] characteristic of or peculiar to a woman.

Synonyms

  • distaff

Antonyms

  • withholder
  • adult

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

Sentences with female-circumcision


1. Noun Phrase
Someone subscribing to moral relativism may challenge any moral belief presented as an absolute truth, such as the ideas that female circumcision is wrong or people have a right to own guns.

2. Noun Phrase
Many people believe practices relating to women's rights, such as female circumcision or arranged marriages, are morally wrong.

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