Examples of virginal in a Sentence
The land is still in its virginal state.
one of the state's few remaining tracts of virginal prairie
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The years have not been kind to what had impressed us as a virginal mountain Shangri La. Only the 32-mile-long lake a block from the main thoroughfare looked familiar.
By sticking our heads in the sand and saying Jefferson was this virginal God-like person who never did anything wrong, that’s just silly.
Only this time the tutu is no longer virginal white but mermaid green.
Then, it was considered essential that a royal bride should be a (literally) virginal youth, and not much thought was given to the age gap of thirteen years between bride and groom.
That's when the Brothers Grimm first published their shadowy, too-menacing-for-children children’s story about a virginal beauty, a vindictive queen, and an autonomous reflection on the wall.
In a surprising turn of events, the Met Gala’s theme of Catholicism turned out to be quite robust, with celebrities transforming for the night into virginal saints, weeping Mary statues, and celestial maidens.
By her side was Ryan Phillippe’s Sebastian Valmont, who — responding to a bet from Kathryn — sets out to deflower the new headmaster’s virginal daughter Annette (Reese Witherspoon) before the start of term.
But even so, in a culture defined by The Beauty Myth, later-wave feminism, and LGBT awareness, the idea of women dressing up in virginal white to put themselves on display in such a conventional context sets teeth clenching and fingers wagging.
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VIRGINAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of virginal for English Language Learners
: having a young, pure, and innocent quality
: not changed from a natural or original condition
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