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virgin

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of virgin

  1. 1 never having had sexual relations <virgin boys are sometimes unfairly teased> Synonyms maiden, virginal Related Words chaste, modest, pure, vestal; innocent, untouched; abstinent, celibate, continent; unmarried, unwed Antonyms deflowered

  2. 2 being in an original and unused or unspoiled state <the state's only remaining virgin forest> Synonyms brand-new, mint, pristine, span-new, fresh, virginalRelated Words unaltered, unblemished, unbruised, uncontaminated, undamaged, undefiled, unharmed, unhurt, unimpaired, uninjured, unmarred, unpolluted, unsoiled, unspoiled, unsullied, untainted, untouched, unworn; new, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span)Near Antonyms blemished, broken, bruised, damaged, defaced, defiled, disfigured, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, marred, soiled, sullied, tainted; faded, shopworn, used, well-worn, worn; contaminated, polluted, spoiled; hand-me-down, second handAntonyms stale

  3. 3 free from any trace of the coarse or indecent <his photographs of nudes have such a virgin purity about them that only a prude would find them objectionable> Synonyms clean, decent, G-rated, immaculate, modest, pure, vestal, chaste, virginalRelated Words lily-white, spotless, stainless, unblemished, undefiled, unsoiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished; decorous, proper, seemly; cultivated, refined, tasteful; harmless, innocent, innocuous, inoffensiveNear Antonyms blemished, defiled, soiled, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished; improper, indecorous, indelicate, ribald, unseemly; crude, tacky, tasteless, unrefinedAntonyms coarse, dirty, filthy, immodest, impure, indecent, obscene, smutty, unchaste, unclean, vulgar

  4. 4 existing without human habitation or cultivation <a vast expanse of virgin territory> Synonyms natural, uncultivated, untamed, wildRelated Words native; uninhabited, unpeopled, unsettled; overgrown, spontaneous, untended; waste; undeveloped; desolate, forlorn, howlingNear Antonyms inhabited; developed; seminaturalAntonyms cultivated, tamed

  5. 5 coming before all others in time or order <the political analyst's virgin effort at a cloak-and-dagger thriller> Synonyms earliest, foremost, headmost, inaugural, initial, leadoff, maiden, original, pioneer, premier, firstRelated Words ancient, early, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primordial; antecedent, preceding, previousNear Antonyms advanced, late; consequent, ensuing, following, subsequent, succeeding; penultimateAntonyms final, last, latest, latter, terminal, terminating, ultimate




virgin

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of virgin

  1. a person who is just starting out in a field of activity <a virgin in the world of comedy clubs, he's still learning to deal with hecklers> Synonyms abecedarian, apprentice, babe, colt, cub, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, novitiate, punk, recruit, rook, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro, beginnerRelated Words boot; amateur, dabbler, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerNear Antonyms expert, master, pro, professionalAntonyms old hand, old-timer, vet, veteran




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