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Definition of "homosocial" [homosocial]

  • Pertaining to homosociality. (adjective)

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Use "homosocial" in a sentence
  • "The action takes place almost entirely in homosocial, male-dominated venues -- the equivalent of army camps."
  • "That's "homosocial" -- a term designating the cultural and geopolitical halving and socialization of humankind drawn along lines of sexuality and gender that is based not on reproductive functions alone (as was for millennia assumed by most world traditions), but as well by presumed non-sexual, yet no less compelling, same-sex attractions (familial, platonic, mentorial) cementing the alliances which constrict power and privilege according to a culture's dominant XY (male) or XX (female) chromosome preference."
  • "I mean, I don’t eschew abstraction, even non-figurative abstraction, but I think that past attempts to overthrow figuration (and syntax, and reference) was a fun bonding experience for certain homosocial coteries, and it left us with a lot of rhetoric."