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Definition of "maleness" [maleness]

  • The condition of being male; masculinity. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "maleness" in a sentence
  • "In her opinion, maleness is a bit like Jiffy Pop — put the thing on the stove, give it a shake now and then to keep it from overheating, and voilà: let's eat!"
  • "These persons who lack in maleness always ally themselves with women who possess the quality in which they are deficient, and between the two the proper complement is established."
  • "I do agree that masculinity should be under as close scrutiny and analysis as feminity, and I believe it’s important to acknowledge the ways in which maleness is constructed and defined to keep power in male hands."