pseudofeminism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ feminism

Noun[edit]

pseudofeminism (usually uncountable, plural pseudofeminisms)

  1. A belief system that resembles, but is not in fact, feminism.
    • 2007, John Lennard, Octavia E Butler: Xenogenesis / Lilith's Brood (page 14)
      The period of these blockbuster franchises has also seen such popular pseudofeminisms as 'girl power' that claim empowerment while buying in to materialisms that are patriarchal.