1. The state of being man as a human being, or man as distinguished from a child or a woman.
2. Manly quality; virility; courage; bravery; resolution.
I am ashamed
That thou hast power to shake my manhood thus. --Shak.
n 1: the state of being a man; manly qualities
2: the quality of being human; "he feared the speedy decline of
all manhood" [syn: humanness, humanity]
3: the status of being a man