masculine protest

noun
masculine pro·​test | \ -ˈprō-ˌtest How to pronounce masculine protest (audio) \

Medical Definition of masculine protest

: a tendency attributed especially to the human female in the psychology of Alfred Adler to escape from the female role by assuming a masculine role and by dominating others broadly : any tendency to compensate for feelings of inferiority or inadequacy by exaggerated overt aggressive behavior

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“Masculine protest.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/masculine%20protest. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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