gender incongruence - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] medical, psychology 

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/ˌdʒendə(r) ɪnˈkɒŋɡruəns/
  1. a condition where someone is convinced that their true gender is different from the one indicated by their body or the one that has been assigned to them

    Some children are not aware of their gender incongruence until puberty.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 14/01/2016
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