Definition of Masculinise

1. Verb. Produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy. "The drugs masculinized the teenage girl"

Exact synonyms: Masculinize, Virilise, Virilize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Related verbs: Masculinize
Derivative terms: Masculinization, Virilization



Definition of Masculinise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of masculinize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Masculinise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

Medical Definition of Masculinise

1. To confer the qualities or characteristics peculiar to the male. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masculinise

masculate
masculated
masculates
masculating
masculation
masculine pelvis
masculine protest
masculine rhyme
masculine rhymes
masculinely
masculineness
masculines
masculinisation
masculinise (current term)
masculinised
masculinises
masculinising
masculinism
masculinisms
masculinist
masculinists
masculinities
masculinity
masculinize
masculinized
masculinizes

Literary usage of Masculinise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Love and Marriage by Ellen Karolina Sofia Key (1911)
"... a false direction; they tended to masculinise women and they ignored the claims of the race. ..."

2. The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1897)
"Thirdly, -IAS is a feminine genitive termination, and a prefixed MAQI is required to masculinise the name and make it stand in proper apposition with the ..."

3. The International Congress of Women of 1899 by International Council of Women (1900)
"Vous voyez que sur toute la ligne on est fidèle à ce système d'établir une différence entre l'homme et la femme qui de cette façon lie se masculinise pas ! ..."

4. Problems of the Sexes by Jean Finot, Mary Joanna Safford (1913)
"Athletic training, if carried too far, tends to masculinise woman. It gives her more strength, but to the detriment of her functions of maternity (Mosso). ..."

5. Kings and Gods of Egypt by Alexandre Moret (1912)
"She even tried to change the very name she had received at her birth and to masculinise it by omitting the feminine ending. ..."

6. Feminism by Correa Moylan Walsh (1917)
"... me \\ * military strength still is the ruling factor in the lives of nations, tint the rut- -.« that would be preserved must masculinise rather than ..."

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