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Synonyms for manhood
ˈmæn hʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manhood(noun)

    the status of being a man

    alerting, alertness, wakefulness, on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness, alert, watchfulness, vigilance

  2. humanness, humanity, manhood(noun)

    the quality of being human

    "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"

  3. manhood(noun)

    the state of being a man; manly qualities

    class Polychaeta


  1. manhood(noun)

    The state of being man as a human being.

    He feared the speedy decline of all manhood.

    mankind, humanity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. manhood

    humanity, virility, maturity, manfulness, manliness

    divinity, womanhood, childhood, childishness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. manhood(n.)


  2. manhood(n.)

    courage, bravery, hardihood, firmness, resolution

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. manhood(n)

    maturity, majority, man's estate, manliness, fortitude, resolution, manfulness, virility, humanity, men

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "manhood":

    virility, manliness, masculinity

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How to use manhood in a sentence?

  1. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    ... above this race of men stands an immense and tutelary power, which takes upon itself alone to secure their gratifications, and to watch over their fate. That power is absolute, minute, regular, provident, and mild. It would be like the authority of a parent, if, like that authority, its object was to prepare them for manhood; but it seeks, on the contrary, to keep them in perpetual childhood...

  2. James Mattis:

    You got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. You know, guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyway. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.

  4. Robin Green:

    For people to judge a man's worth and his very manhood according to the way he feels about sport, and not to recognize it for the piddly, inconsequential goings on that it really is...

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Now domestication and sophistication of men by women are the norm and acceptable by society, but they are terrible for manhood.

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Translations for manhood

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  • lidství, mužství, mužnostCzech
  • MännlichkeitGerman
  • ανδρισμός, αρρενωπότηταGreek
  • virilidadSpanish
  • miehekkyys, miehuus, mies, ihmisyysFinnish
  • virilitéFrench
  • férfiasságHungarian
  • mascolinitàItalian
  • męskośćPolish
  • virilidadePortuguese
  • [[мужской, мужчина, человечность, мужество, мужественность, [[мужской]] [[пол]]Russian
  • erkeklik, insanlık, erkeklik organı, insaniyetTurkish
  • soái caVietnamese
  • 男子气概Chinese
  • ubudoda, amadoda, isilisa, umthondo, ubuntuZulu

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