cisgender

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adjective cis·gen·der \(ˌ)sis-ˈjen-dər\
variants: or less commonly

cisgendered

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Definition of cisgender

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity corresponds with the sex the person had or was identified as having at birth Research shows that transgender people more often suffer symptoms of depression, stress, and anxiety than cisgender people, those who identify with the sex they were born with. — Jessica Orwig

Origin and Etymology of cisgender

cis + 1gender


First Known Use: 1994


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