Machismo is usually described as a strong sense of masculine pride or an exaggerated masculinity. Another definition of machismo is "exhilarating sense of power or strength".
Some of the Old Testament heroes display machismo such as Samson.
- ↑ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/machismo
- ↑ http://www.all-creatures.org/hr/what-06.htm