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  • adv. In a patriarchal manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the manner of a patriarch; in accordance with patriarchalism.


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patriarchal +‎ -ly


  • Paul assumed that homosexuality was a choice, Paul assumed that there would be an active and a passive partner in a homosexual relationship, Paul assumed that homosexual activity would result in the extinction of humanity, and Paul viewed sex patriarchally.

    Think Progress » ACLU will sue high school that canceled prom to stop lesbians from attending.

  • Corporate America is still patriarchally structured.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast AM: June 2, 2006

  • Since the joke is about a patriarchally-constructed stereotype of a certain kind of woman, then yeah, the joke is anti-woman.


  • For although I cannot sing odes to a patriarchally imagined deity, as it says in the Torah Deuteronomy 4:16: ‘Do not act corruptly by making an idol for yourselves, in the form of any figure †the likeness of male or female’, the tradition of my parents is carved in my heart in immutable letters.”

    The Atheist Siddur | Jewschool

  • I said above that there are some circumstances where I think FF is more complicated; but on the whole I agree with the obvious conclusion that it is usually just men buying into the patriarchally approved subordinate position of women.

    Bondage and Patriarchy

  • You heard about feminists and their arguments, and maybe they sounded "shrill" or "churlish" or "bitchy" to your patriarchally-attuned ears.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • So men who want to become better profeminists have to recognize that we have a real patriarchally-constructed identity, and then replace it with an equally real “new creation” — or better, “new construction” — along feminist lines.

    The Real You vs A New Creation

  • Or to rid yourself of your patriarchally tinted glasses.

    DNA Evidence Doesn’t Link Lacrosse Players To Crime

  • As long as these firms consisted of small, family-owned, patriarchally run units, and the price competition was fierce, their activities remained relatively uninteresting.

    The Prize in Economics 1978 - Presentation Speech

  • And this further thought occurred to Ellen Cherry after the falling aside of Salome's first veil: that whenever society demonstrated signs of rediscovering the goddess, of returning to more feminine value systems, the patriarchally conditioned psyche generated diseases, literal diseases such as syphilis in the hotly romantic nineteenth century and, in the wake of the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s, AIDS.

    Skinny Legs and All


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