androcentrism

androcentric

[an-druh-sen-trik]
adjective
centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests: an androcentric society; an androcentric religion.

Origin:
1900–05; andro- + -centric, on the model of ethnocentric

androcentrism, noun
androcentrist, noun
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androcentric (ˌændrəʊˈsɛntrɪk)
 
adj
having or regarding man or the male sex as central or primary
 
andro'centrism
 
n

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androcentric
1903, from andro- + -centric. Androcentrism (implied in androcentricity) is attested by 1954.
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