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Synonyms for masculine

Synonyms for masculine

of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex

Antonyms for masculine

a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male

of grammatical gender

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associated with men and not with women

(music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable

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to be white (this would allow her to either dress more masculinely, or
The Daemon has a voice variably phanrasmatic and masculinely logical; the first voice is hollow, the second, that of rhetorical and scientific plenitude, just as the voice of the scientist or rhetorician should be full, plenus.
He implies that the pro-life position is undeniably, masculinely correct, and that women are simply biased by "what they have experienced as" oppression (hey, call a spade a spade).
Critics of Kate Chopin's The Awakening tend to read the novel as the dramatization of a woman's struggle to achieve selfhood--a struggle doomed to failure either because the patriarchal conventions of her society restrict her freedom,(2) or because the ideal of selfhood that she pursue is a masculinely defined one that allows for none of the physical and undeniable claims which maternity makes upon women.
He said so masculinely and caringly: "Animals do it in the open air, so why shouldn't we?
To engage the lyric "I," to call upon the lyric form of self-expression, is to encounter the masculinely based notion of subjectivity most obviously enacted in the love lyric but underlying the voicing of a true, sincere, unitary self lodged within the center of the lyric derived from the Romantic tradition.
Women who are masculinely identified, who live and work and have their psychosexual pleasure in male company, are "sexist" and denigrate women in their theories and mythologies, as men who are femininely identified denigrate men (even though they, unlike their female counterparts, are generally homosexual in object choice(10)).
relational) concerns as legitimate, but somehow secondary, for that would only foster the continuation of a masculinely biased view of .
Some researchers argue that the backlash effect is not a reaction to women behaving too masculinely, but rather is a sanction against women who are not behaving femininely.