Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting gynocentrism; focused on females.

Etymologies

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gyno +‎ -centric

Examples

  • It is imbued with a gynocentric metaphor, creating a sensation of total surrender to a feeling of lassitude that was spreading “all over her being, as if a fountain of tepid water was flowing inside her, impregnating her body to the last cell.”

    Elisa Lispector.

  • I agree that something is fishy with this 'Mother Catha' business and it smells almost like an airy-fairy, gynocentric myth invented by an overzealous New Age camp rather than a tenable hypothesis based on historical reality.

    Etruscan inscription REE 59,1993

  • Because feminist approaches to ethics tend to be gynocentric as well as gender sensitive, nonfeminist critics of them have complained that these approaches are “female-biased.”

    Feminist Ethics

  • Anyone taking bets on whether our New Labour government is about to redress this most appalling aspect of our gynocentric legal system any time soon?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • I have stated before that feminism should not be gynocentric and misandrist any day and it should be aimed at full civil and legal equality for women.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I assume she's trying to appeal to the aforementioned new-age fanbase because I can't for the life of me find structure in this suspiciously gynocentric rant and thinly-stretched game of hyperassociation.

    The so-called "Etruscan" goddess Losna: Another nail in her coffin

  • Thus, to approach this world as if it were all a patriarchal conspiracy is to miss those texts that reflect a gynocentric point of view.

    God's Woman Trouble

  • With this kind of unconscious as its real foundation, then, "the novel is about the collision between androcentric [male-centered] and gynocentric [woman-centered] theories of creation, a collision that results in the denigration of maternal childbearing through its circumvention by male creation" (Homans 105).

    Hogle, Introduction, Frankenstein's Dream, Praxis Series, Romantic Circles

  • Elsewhere, this most gynocentric of networks will present

    Slate Magazine

  • Matriarchy is a term, which is applied to gynocentric form of society, in which the leading role is with the female and especially with the mothers of a community.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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