manliness

manliness
a) set of qualities, traits and abilities considered appropriate to man; similarity to man
b) male genitals
Syn: manfulness, mannishness, maleness

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  • Manliness — Man li*ness, n. The quality or state of being manly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manliness — index prowess (bravery) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • manliness — late 14c., from MANLY (Cf. manly) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Manliness — Infobox Book | name = Manliness title orig = translator = image caption = author = Harvey C. Mansfield cover artist = country = USA language = English series = genre = Political science publisher = Yale University Press release date = 2006 media… …   Wikipedia

  • manliness — manly ► ADJECTIVE (manlier, manliest) 1) possessing qualities traditionally associated with men, such as courage and strength. 2) befitting a man. DERIVATIVES manliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Manliness (disambiguation) — Manliness normally refers to positive qualities associated with men. A synonym is masculinity and antonyms are unmanliness and effeminacy. Manliness may also refer to: Manliness, a book by Harvey Mansfield (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006) …   Wikipedia

  • Manliness (book) — This article is about the book by Harvey Mansfield. For general discussion of manliness, see Masculinity. Manliness   …   Wikipedia

  • manliness — noun see manly II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • manliness — See manly. * * * …   Universalium

  • manliness — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, boldness, braveness, bravery, chivalrousness, chivalry, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, doughtiness, gallantness, gallantry, gallantry under fire, gentlemanlikeness, gentlemanliness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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