Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state, quality, or condition of being muscular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being muscular.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun musculature
  • noun bodybuilding The degree to which the muscles in a body part are developed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun possessing muscular strength
  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

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Examples

  • Well, what about differences in muscularity and true fat?

    BMI: Lessons from D&D, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • It is a splendid combination, pluck and daring in their highest degree, with an unaffected and earnest regard to religion and religious duties, -- in short, muscularity with Christianity.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 58, August, 1862

  • Except for a certain muscularity, and a wonderful description of synesthesia toward the end, it’s not very good.

    Sam-Who-Likes-Nothing - The Stars My Destination at SF Novelists

  • Except for a certain muscularity, and a wonderful description of synesthesia toward the end, it’s […]

    2010 January at SF Novelists

  • There are many reasons for it, some of them no doubt are religious or ethnic identification, but mostly they are the result of an intellectual movement that has fetishized "democracy" and become obsessed with the idea of muscularity and strength as the only way to spread that gospel.

    Hullabaloo

  • There are many reasons for it, some of them no doubt are religious or ethnic identification, but mostly they are the result of an intellectual movement that has fetishized "democracy" and become obsessed with the idea of muscularity and strength as the only way to spread that gospel.

    Hullabaloo

  • Barnes … and, er, yes, Bob Skinstad for a bit of midfield "muscularity" given his more recognised rugby pedigree.

    News24 Top Stories

  • Although one hears in the symphony's first and third movements the now-familiar brashness and "muscularity" with which Schuman would always be identified, his compositional approach toward the second movement was different, though he had also used it in the chorale in Part II of the Third Symphony.

    NewMusicBox

  • Taylor is by common consent the best New Zealand batsman since Martin Crowe and, with the muscularity that comes from his Samoan background, without doubt its most consistently ferocious hitter.

    New Zealand's boundary bounty should not be demeaned by cries of 'fix'

  • And no protein shakes, either — none of the congested muscularity of your 21st-century gym jockey.

    Woodstock Nation

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