Definition of Manfulness

1. Noun. The trait of being manly; having the characteristics of an adult male.

Exact synonyms: Manliness, Virility
Generic synonyms: Masculinity
Derivative terms: Manful, Manful, Manly, Manly, Virile



Definition of Manfulness

1. Noun. The state of being manful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manfulness

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maneuverers
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maneuverings
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maneuvrability
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maneuvreability
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manfulness (current term)
manfulnesses
mang
manga
mangabey
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mangabies
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mangaka
mangakas
mangal
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manganapatite
manganarsite

Literary usage of Manfulness

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1. The English Novel: A Study in the Development of Personality by Sidney Lanier (1914)
"... there is more manfulness in one moment of her loving and self-sacrificing existence than in an ason of muscle-growth and sinew-breeding: and hers is the ..."

2. Southern Writers: Biographical and Critical Studies by William Malone Baskervill (1896)
"... yet to the eye of my spirit there is more manfulness in one moment of her loving and self-sacrificing existence than in an eon of muscle-growth and ..."

3. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang (1904)
"The self-restraint of Geraint, who does not slay the dwarf, " From his exceeding manfulness And pure nobility of temperament," ..."

4. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"... and allowed no thoughts of his own to keep him from an attitude of manfulness. He had performed his mistakes in the dark, so he was still a man. ..."

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