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muscular +‎ -ity

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muscularity (countable and uncountable, plural muscularities)

  1. musculature
    The muscularity in his forearm was visible as he flexed his fingers.
  2. (bodybuilding) The degree to which the muscles in a body part are developed.
    Focussed exercise brought out the muscularity in her calves.
  3. The use of strength.
    • 2018 October 13, Judith Taylor, “I’m a woman who imitated the swagger of an entitled white male — and it got results”, in The Star:
      I won’t promote the silencing of dissent through verbal muscularity.

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