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Day: August 6, 2018

What Is Mansplaining?

What Is Mansplaining?

Mansplaining (a blend of the word man and the informal form splaining of the verb explaining) means “(of a man) to comment on or explain something to a woman in a condescending, overconfident, and often inaccurate or oversimplified manner.” Author Rebecca Solnit ascribes the phenomenon to a combination of “overconfidence and cluelessness.” Lily Rothman of The Atlantic defines it as “explaining without regard

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