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manliness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of manliness

  1. the set of qualities considered appropriate for or characteristic of men <studio executives wondered if the actor possessed the manliness expected in an action hero> Synonyms machismo, macho, manhood, virility, masculinityRelated Words maleness; boyishness, mannishness, tomboyishnessNear Antonyms girlishness; femaleness; girlhood, maidenhood; effeminacy, effeteness; emasculationAntonyms femininity, muliebrity, womanhood, womanliness




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