What does manliness mean?

manliness meaning in General Dictionary

the trait of being manly; obtaining the characteristics of an adult male

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  • the standard or state of being manly
  • the product quality or state of being manly.

manliness meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from manly + -ness.

manliness meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The product quality or condition of being manly.

Sentence Examples with the word manliness

It is not for the loss of liberty and of the senatorian rule that he chafes, but for the loss of the old national manliness and self-respect.

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