Manliness
Manliness Man"li*ness, n. The quality or state of being manly. [1913 Webster]

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  • manliness — late 14c., from MANLY (Cf. manly) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Manliness — Infobox Book | name = Manliness title orig = translator = image caption = author = Harvey C. Mansfield cover artist = country = USA language = English series = genre = Political science publisher = Yale University Press release date = 2006 media… …   Wikipedia

  • manliness — manly ► ADJECTIVE (manlier, manliest) 1) possessing qualities traditionally associated with men, such as courage and strength. 2) befitting a man. DERIVATIVES manliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • manliness — noun see manly II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • manliness — See manly. * * * …   Universalium

  • manliness — noun a) set of qualities, traits and abilities considered appropriate to man; similarity to man b) male genitals Syn: manfulness, mannishness, maleness Ant: unmanliness, womanliness …   Wiktionary

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  • manliness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. masculinity, manlikeness, virility; see courage 1 , manhood 2 , strength 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • manliness — man·li·ness || mænlɪnɪs n. masculinity, possession of manly qualities …   English contemporary dictionary

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