Definition of transgenderism in English:

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transgenderism

Pronunciation: /tranzˈdʒɛndərɪz(ə)m/ Pronunciation: /transˈdʒɛndərɪz(ə)m/

noun

[mass noun]
A state or condition in which a person’s identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional ideas of male or female gender.
Example sentences
  • I hope that you will talk to others about what you have learned about transgenderism.
  • He added: "I was quite troubled at school but my world just clicked after my teacher explained transgenderism to me."
  • It's heartwarming, funny and packs a real punch about a subject that doesn't get enough attention: transgenderism.

Derivatives

transgenderist

Pronunciation: /transˈdʒɛndərɪst/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • The personal stories of crossdressers and transgenderists - and for that matter, intersexed people - are rare.
  • The feelings of gender are difficult to understand but, to the transgenderist, they are very strong.
  • Female to male transsexuals, transgenderists and cross-dressers who present as men should be addressed as men.

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