Manhood in a sentence as a noun

Maybe we can be "proud of our manhood", but maybe tone it down a little to include women?

You interpreted this as an attack on the right for men to take pride in their manhood?

Comes now, to search your manhood Through all the thankless years Cold, edged with dear-bought wisdom, The judgment of your peers!

Sales guy tried to embarrass my boyfriend into buying a huge watch once by questioning his manhood.

This is a non-issue for 99% of people, it's only an issue if you are measuring your manhood on an internet website.

It works as well and you don't perpetuate violence and intimidation disguised as manhood.

"Because one way to get someone over the initial learning hump is to "encourage" them by challenging their manhood.

Maybe there are those frat types for whom any expression of male bonding must be prefaced by "no ****" lest they feel their manhood challenged, but it just hasn't been my experience.

But to carry on into middle life or even into early manhood this concern about being adult is a mark of really arrested development.

Implies some definition of manhood and [therefore] demeans the reputation of the publisherThis doesn't follow by way of logic

Treating programming as some kind of venue for manhood comparison, and excluding people who do it for the love and the pursuit of knowledge, is detrimental to the art.

Your comment brought bake that memory and made me rage a bit so I figured I'd post it up as another example of a poorly attempted manhood-questioning sales technique.

This paper, incidentally, has the greatest opening paragraph of all time:"In the tropical forests of New Guinea the Etoro believe that for a boy to achieve manhood he must ingest the semen of his elders.

Is there something about geeks that makes them think a mastery of nested folders is a validation of their manhood?There are other, and probably better, organising principles than hierarchical directories.

Built into the male role is the danger of not being good enough to be accepted and respected and even the danger of not being able to do well enough to create offspring.>The basic social insecurity of manhood is stressful for the men, and it is hardly surprising that so many men crack up or do evil or heroic things or die younger than women.

Manhood definitions


the state of being a man; manly qualities


the quality of being human; "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"

See also: humanness humanity


the status of being a man