masculineness

  • 1Masculineness — masculine mas cu*line (m[a^]s k[ u]*l[i^]n), a. [L. masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf. F. masculin. See {Male} masculine.] 1. Of the male sex; not female. [1913 Webster] Thy masculine children, that is to say, thy sons …

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  • 2masculineness — See masculinely. * * * …

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  • 3masculineness — noun The state or condition of being masculine. Syn: masculinity …

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  • 4masculineness — mæskjÉ™lɪnnɪs n. manliness; boldness, braveness; quality of possessing male attributes …

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  • 5masculineness — mas·cu·line·ness …

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  • 6masculineness — lə̇n(n)ə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being masculine …

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  • 7Masculinity — Mas cu*lin i*ty, n. The state or quality of being masculine; masculineness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8masculine — masculinely, adv. masculinity, masculineness, n. /mas kyeuh lin/, adj. 1. pertaining to or characteristic of a man or men: masculine attire. 2. having qualities traditionally ascribed to men, as strength and boldness. 3. Gram. noting or… …

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  • 9manhood — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, adulthood, adultness, age of consent, boldness, braveness, bravery, chivalrousness, chivalry, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, determination, doughtiness, driving age, flower of age, force …

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  • 10manliness — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, boldness, braveness, bravery, chivalrousness, chivalry, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, doughtiness, gallantness, gallantry, gallantry under fire, gentlemanlikeness, gentlemanliness,… …

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  • 11masculinity — 1748; see MASCULINE (Cf. masculine) + ITY (Cf. ity). Earlier in same sense was masculineness (1660s) …

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  • 12virility — n. 1. Manhood, maturity. 2. Masculinity, masculineness, male energy. 3. Manliness, manly vigor, masculine force …

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  • 13manhood — n 1. virility, manliness, mannishness, masculinity, masculineness, maleness, (in Hispanic cultures) machismo. 2. manfulness, spirit, pluck, firmness, grit; hardihood, fortitude, strength, force, resolution, determination, will; indomitableness,… …

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  • 14masculinity — n manliness, virility, manfulness, maleness, manhood, masculineness, machismo, macho; robustness, muscularity, muscle, brawn, brawniness, sinew, sinewiness; strength, stongness, vigor, vigorousness, lustiness, power, powerfulness, mightiness,… …

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  • 15masculine — /ˈmæskjələn / (say maskyuhluhn) adjective 1. having manlike qualities; strong; manly: a masculine voice. 2. relating to or characteristic of a man or men: masculine attire. 3. Grammar denoting or relating to one of the three genders of Latin,… …

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  • 16masculine — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or characteristic of men. 2 manly, vigorous. 3 (of a woman) having qualities considered appropriate to a man. 4 Gram. of or denoting the gender proper to men s names. n. Gram. the masculine gender; a masculine word.… …

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