adjective Date: 1903 dominated by or emphasizing masculine interests or a masculine point of viewandrocentrism noun

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  • androcentric — (adj.) 1887, from ANDRO (Cf. andro ) + CENTRIC (Cf. centric) …   Etymology dictionary

  • androcentric — androcentrism, n. androcentrist, n. /an dreuh sen trik/, adj. centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests: an androcentric society; an androcentric religion. [1900 05; ANDRO + CENTRIC, on the model of ETHNOCENTRIC] * *… …   Universalium

  • androcentric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: andr + centric : centering or centered on or in the male : dominated by or emphasizing masculine interests or point of view an androcentric society contrasted with gynecocentric …   Useful english dictionary

  • androcentric — adjective Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting androcentrism …   Wiktionary

  • androcentric — adj. dominated by masculine interests or viewpoints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • androcentric — [ˌandrə(ʊ) sɛntrɪk] adjective focused or centred on men …   English new terms dictionary

  • androcentric — an·dro·cen·tric …   English syllables

  • androcentric — /ændroʊˈsɛntrɪk/ (say androh sentrik) adjective having or regarding the male as primary or most important. Compare gynocentric. {andro + centric} –androcentricity /ændroʊsɛnˈtrɪsəti/ (say androhsen trisuhtee), noun –androcentrism, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • androcentric —   a. revolving around men; regarding the male sex as primary …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Androcentrism — (Greek, andro , man, male ) is the practice, conscious or otherwise, of placing male human beings or the masculine point of view at the center of one s view of the world and its culture and history. The related adjective is androcentric, while… …   Wikipedia

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