Androcentric



centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests:
an androcentric society; an androcentric religion.
Historical Examples

It would be wholly impossible if we were never to outgrow our androcentric culture.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Some read the genderless world as androcentric, because the generic human being it affirmed had a rather masculine bent.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

Again we have an overwhelming proof of the far-reaching effects of our androcentric culture.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

During this period we have had almost universally what is here called an androcentric Culture.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

We have been much misled as to warfare by our androcentric literature.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Our androcentric culture is so shown to have been, and still to be, a masculine culture in excess, and therefore undesirable.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This is a peculiarly happy and condensed expression of the relative position of women during our androcentric culture.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This ultra littleness and ultra femaleness has been demanded and produced by our androcentric Culture.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Let us now see what part in this undesirable outcome is due to our androcentric Culture.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Never has it occurred to the androcentric mind to conceive of such a thing as being too masculine.
Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman

adjective
having or regarding man or the male sex as central or primary
adj.

1887, from andro- + -centric.

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