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c. 2000s, a- +‎ gender


agender (not comparable)

  1. Without an associated gender; not having a particular gender.
    An agender noun includes both the masculine and feminine forms.
    • 2000 July 28, Miriam Wolfe, “Re: The Genealogy of J---s Question”, in alt.messianic, Usenet[1]:
      All I understand is that G-d is amorphous, agender, etc. so "image" can't be a physical or gender or sexual thing.
    • 2000 November 21, abbycat2 [username], “Re: God and Grammar”, in soc.religion.quaker, Usenet[2]:
      "He" has been used as the default pronoun, and as I said, unfortunately there is no agender equivalent to he/she, as "it" is usually equated with something without life, or at least of a life form considered to be less intelligent (that in itself is negotiable, but this is for a different topic).
    • 2005 July 20, man_in_black529 [username], “Re: Homosexuality and the Bible”, in alt.politics.democrats, Usenet[3]:
      But despite this near-universality of gender, cultures can have transgender, agender, and hypergender individuals.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:agender.



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