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Definition of "masculineness" [masculineness]

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

Use "masculineness" in a sentence
  • "She did not remember the lout, nor the imprisoned soul, nor the man who had stared at her in all masculineness and delighted and frightened her."
  • "When it occurs in a woman, it not only substitutes in her case a wiry and perhaps thin bearded masculineness for distinctive feminine traits and power, making her an epicene, but it entails a variety of prolonged weaknesses, that dwarf her rightful power in almost every direction."
  • "There are those who write and act as if their object were to assimilate woman as much as possible to man, by dropping all that is distinctively feminine out of her, and putting into her as large an amount of masculineness as possible."
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