Definition of Manhood

1. Noun. The state of being a man; manly qualities.

Generic synonyms: Adulthood

2. Noun. The quality of being human. "He feared the speedy decline of all manhood"
Exact synonyms: Humanity, Humanness
Generic synonyms: Quality
Attributes: Human, Nonhuman
Derivative terms: Human, Human, Human, Human, Human

3. Noun. The status of being a man.
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot

Definition of Manhood

1. n. The state of being man as a human being, or man as distinguished from a child or a woman.

Definition of Manhood

1. Noun. The state of being man as a human being. ¹

2. Noun. State of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman. ¹

3. Noun. The qualities ascribed to manliness; courage; bravery; resolve. ¹

4. Noun. The male genitalia. ¹

5. Noun. Men, considered as a group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manhood

1. the state of being a man [n -S]

Medical Definition of Manhood

1. 1. The state of being man as a human being, or man as distinguished from a child or a woman. 2. Manly quality; courage; bravery; resolution. "I am ashamed That thou hast power to shake my manhood thus." (Shak) Origin: Man- + -hood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manhood

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Literary usage of Manhood

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1. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Bill Postponed— Debate Resumed in the Next Session—"Equal Suffrage (manhood and Womanhood) in the District of Columbia"; Varying Views by Sen. Morrill, Sen. ..."

2. The Philosophy of Education: Being the Foundation of Education in the by Herman Harrell Horne (1907)
"The stage The transition from youth to manhood is " where of manhood. the brook an(j river meet „ The brook of delightful promise empties itself into the ..."

3. The Southern Review (1832)
"The Youth and manhood of Cyril Thornton. ... languished amidst the frivolous ceremonials of the cloister—when the occupations of manhood, were the feud, ..."

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