adjective Date: circa 1879 1. lacking qualities typically associated with either sex 2. suitable to or for either sex; also not reflective of the experiences, prejudices, or orientations of one sex more than the other <
genderless language
genderlessness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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