One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Centred on or concerned exclusively with women; taking a female (or specifically a feminist) point of view.
- ‘In this gynocentric world, signs of misogyny are watched for closely, and acts of misogyny are now morally and legally unallowable.’
- ‘Feminist separatism was the earliest expression of such gynocentric feminism.’
- ‘The essays are eclectic, ranging from andocentric to gynocentric perspectives.’
- ‘A representation is gynocentric if it depicts the world in relation to female or feminine interests, emotions, attitudes or values.’
- ‘Also, the recognition that narratives can be gynocentric without being overtly critical of patriarchal structures is a sound observation, as is his warning against cliches about ancient patriarchal society.’
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