Definition of manfulness in US English:



  • See manful

    • ‘In the shade of its flourishing growth he stood with braced and self-confident legs, and allowed no thoughts of his own to keep him from an attitude of manfulness.’
    • ‘Kindness, sobriety, manfulness, courage, morality, intelligence, religion, and duty mark her destiny.’
    • ‘The first requisite of life is courage or manfulness, gained through conflict with evil.’
    • ‘When the plane makes a second fly over and unleashes a hail of lead he refuses to move, manfulness futilely proven as weeping friends gather round his broken body.’
    • ‘Every place near is filled with the sound of a loud trumpet, so the report of your manfulness is loud.’