Definition of gynocentric in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɡʌɪnə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk/
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒʌɪnə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk/


Centred on or concerned exclusively with women; taking a female (or specifically a feminist) point of view.
Example sentences
  • A representation is gynocentric if it depicts the world in relation to female or feminine interests, emotions, attitudes or values.
  • Feminist separatism was the earliest expression of such gynocentric feminism.
  • In this gynocentric world, signs of misogyny are watched for closely, and acts of misogyny are now morally and legally unallowable.

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