personhood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

person +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

personhood (plural personhoods)

  1. The state or period of being a person.
    • Gary L. Francione
      [Animals] are conscious; they are subjectively aware; they have interests; they can suffer. No characteristic other than sentience is required for personhood.

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