Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. maleness

noun. the properties characteristic of the male sex.

Synonyms

  • sex
  • virility
  • sexuality
  • gender

Antonyms

  • femininity
  • heterosexual
  • bisexual
  • homosexual

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • male (English)
  • male (Middle English (1100-1500))

Featured Games

Example sentences of the word maleness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Although testosterone is associated with maleness, the androgen is found in both men and women 1.

2.
Verb, base form
Because the Y chromosome is absolutely tied to
maleness**, defects in genes on this chromosome are mostly associated with Y chromosome infertility and defects in development of the male reproductive organs.

Synonym.com