masculinity

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From masculine + noun of state suffix -ity. From Latin noun masculinitas, from adjective masculinus, masculine, diminutive of masculus, + noun of state suffix -tas

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masculinity (usually uncountable, plural masculinities)

  1. The degree or property of being masculine or manly; manliness

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