Definition of transsexualism in US English:

transsexualism

(also transexualism)

noun

  • See transsexual

    • ‘I am also taking pains to distinguish crossdressing from transsexualism.’
    • ‘There is a stigma that transsexualism is a lifestyle choice.’
    • ‘Thing is, gender fluidity, transgenderism and transsexualism are facts of life today.’
    • ‘So much has changed in the treatment of transsexualism.’
    • ‘Then last year, the European parliament adopted a resolution calling on WHO to change its definition of transsexualism.’

Pronunciation

transsexualism

/træn(t)(s)ˈsɛkʃ(u)əˌlɪzəm//tran(t)(s)ˈsekSH(o͞o)əˌlizəm/