Masculine


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MASCULINE. That which belongs to the male sex.
     2. The masculine sometimes includes the feminine, vide an example under the article Man, and see also the articles Gender, Worthiest of blood; Poth. Intr. au titre 16, des Testamens et Donations Testamentaires, n. 170; Ayl, Pand. 57; 4 C. & P. 216; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 551 3 Fred. Code, pr. 1, b. 1, t. 4, s. 3; 3 Brev. R. 9.

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The name of the eclipsing girl, whatever it was, has not been handed down; but she was envied by all as the first who enjoyed the luxury of a masculine partner that evening.
He meant her (thanks to his enlightening companionship) to develop a social tact and readiness of wit enabling her to hold her own with the most popular married women of the "younger set," in which it was the recognised custom to attract masculine homage while playfully discouraging it.
Singly they betrayed their inferiority; but grouped together they represented "New York," and the habit of masculine solidarity made him accept their doctrine on all the issues called moral.
Those provinces of masculine knowledge seemed to her a standing-ground from which all truth could be seen more truly.
To Fontainebleau," replied Eugenie with an almost masculine voice.
As I have said, in the masculine sense his was a beautiful face.
I looked at her, sitting before the lamp at one o'clock in the morning, with her mature, smooth-cheeked face of masculine shape robbed of its freshness by fatigue; at her eyes dimmed by this senseless vigil.
Sophia, to whom her father's word was a law, readily complied with his desires, though she had not the least delight in a sport, which was of too rough and masculine a nature to suit with her disposition.
But the circle of political, masculine interests had never interested her, in spite of countess Kidia Ivanovna's influence, and she avoided it.
But what I don't see and haven't seen is a Pride flag for Masculine Gay Men (MGM).
A study published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology suggests that men who see themselves as sexually promiscuous playboys or as having power over women are more likely to have psychological problems and less likely to seek psychological help compared to men who don't conform to those masculine norms.
In psychology as well as in society at large, masculinity and femininity have long been conceptualized as bipolar ends of a single continuum; accordingly, a person has to be either masculine of feminine, but not both.