sui·​gen·​der·​ism | \ ˌsüˌīˈjendəˌrizəm, ˌsüēˈj- \
plural -s

Definition of suigenderism

: the state or the period of development (as in childhood or early adolescence) in which one becomes chiefly interested in or attracted toward persons of the same sex

contrasted with altrigenderism

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History and Etymology for suigenderism

Latin suus one's own + English -i- + gender + -ism

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“Suigenderism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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