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Antonio Michael Woodard nails Emmett as an energetic, smart-alecky, endearing youth, a child on the threshold of young manhood.

Thus, Sam’s place with them is threatened more by his manhood than his transness.

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Whatever code of manhood Ted was raised under said you just didn’t talk about that kind of loss, no matter how much it tore you up inside.

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Was there a brief window where I relished it, where it proved something about the passage of teenager-hood to manhood?

Indeed, one of the most fascinating aspects of the story is watching the male characters struggle with the meaning of manhood.

At 16, when he was formally initiated into manhood, Mandela received yet another name: Dalibunga—“convenor of the Great Council.”

Yes, he is in fact saying that a woman seeing his manhood is like being blessed by the Holy Ghost.

Apparently many posted images of themselves as well, as if the little girl would find their manhood irresistible.

I have dwelt on this as an illustration of how irrecoverably a man loses his manhood when he is made a God.

She made me a profound and graceful curtsey—feminine homage to my budding manhood.

Of his private life during manhood we know very little, of his boyhood nothing.

In youth, manhood, and old age he loved his neighbour, and his faith in him remained unshaken.

Grown to manhood, the son, aware of the fate in store for him, resolves to go ‘where there is not a drop of sea-water.’


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to manhood, such as: adulthood, boldness, bravery, courage, fortitude, and masculinity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.