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hypermasculinity

Definitions

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  • noun The quality or exhibition of exaggerated masculine behavior or traits, especially strength and those of a violent, dominant, or sexual nature

Etymologies

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From hyper- +‎ masculinity

Examples

  • That induces a kind of hypermasculinity, like adolescence on, well, steroids.

    Toxic Strength

  • A number of studies have linked "hypermasculinity" in males to tendencies toward sexual coercion and lower sanctions on sexual aggression toward females.

    NPR Topics: News

  • For a gangsta hip-hop generation Malcolm Little -- before his conversation to the Nation of Islam and name change -- represents for them a lauded hypermasculinity.

    Irene Monroe: Malcolm X Was "Gay-for-Pay," New Book Says

  • Unfortunately, I have just pissed myself seeing this display of hypermasculinity from someone so brave enough that he has to take shelter at home behind the computer screen … but I am TEH ZITARIAN whereas you are TEH GREATEST HOPE. iF you do not know, TEH ZITARIANS are TEH HOMO OVERLORDS who have come to undermine our country from within.

    Think Progress » Health Insurers’ Duplicitous Campaign Confirmed: Industry Covertly Gave Millions To Fund Anti-Reform Ads

  • For a gangsta hip-hop generation Malcolm Little -- before his conversation to the Nation of Islam and name change -- represents for them a lauded hypermasculinity.

    Irene Monroe: Malcolm X Was "Gay-for-Pay," New Book Says

  • Simon Baron-Cohen, a professor of developmental psychopathology at Cambridge University in England, is well known for his research on autism, including his controversial theory that the condition is a kind of hypermasculinity of the brain.

    Origins

  • Against Hobbes, the colonists pressed American men to embrace civility rather than being driven by a violent hypermasculinity.

    Kang on Manliness and the Constitution

  • Against Hobbes, the colonists pressed American men to embrace civility rather than being driven by a violent hypermasculinity.

    Men, too manly or not manly enough... for self-government.

  • Hobbes argued that men's violent hypermasculinity made them ineligible for the disciplined and mature enterprise of self-government; he believed that only an absolute monarch could control men for purposes of collective peace.

    Men, too manly or not manly enough... for self-government.

  • Hobbes argued that men's violent hypermasculinity made them ineligible for the disciplined and mature enterprise of self-government; he believed that only an absolute monarch could control men for purposes of collective peace.

    Kang on Manliness and the Constitution

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