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Definition of "manfulness" [manfulness]

  • The state of being manful (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "manfulness" in a sentence
  • "I found the correction on Pound's use of the word "manfulness" very helpful."
  • "And Tom was becoming a new boy, though with frequent tumbles in the dirt and perpetual hard battle with himself, and was daily growing in manfulness and thoughtfulness, as every high-couraged and well-principled boy must, when he finds himself for the first time consciously at grips with self and the devil."
  • "That last remark was an unfortunate one, for it brought the speaker back consciously to confront the images which were constantly lurking round him -- only hid when he commanded them out of sight in the manfulness of a spirit that would not be interfered with in its work."