[ UK /mˈænhʊd/ ]
[ US /ˈmænˌhʊd/ ]
  1. the quality of being human
    he feared the speedy decline of all manhood
  2. the status of being a man
  3. the state of being a man; manly qualities
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How To Use manhood In A Sentence

  • Pregnancy is a natural part of womanhood.
  • They must do the chores of life, must gain in strength and wisdom to cope with the hostile time of manhood.
  • Though it crush its victims to the earth; and tread them into the dust; and brutify them by every possible invention; it cannot totally extinguish the spirit of manhood within them. The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive
  • I didn't want to be some grotesque parody of womanhood. The Sun
  • The covers went back and a hand reached for my manhood. The Sun
  • The transformation girlhood to womanhood is quite marvellous.
  • The Roman Scarus comments which "Experience, manhood, honour, ne'er before/Did so violate itself. Archive 2009-11-01
  • But he proved just as incapable in manhood as he was in infancy. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the prime of manhood at 43, Simon runs a company closing in on half a billion dollars in revenues, with a market cap twice that, up from next to nothing eight years ago.
  • And Moore, perhaps more than a little challenged by his own insecurities, has made a film that is profoundly invested in manhood, masculinity, machismo.
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