virginity

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noun vir·gin·i·ty \(ˌ)vər-ˈji-nə-tē\

Definition of virginity

plural

virginities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being virgin; especially :  maidenhood

  2. 2 :  the unmarried life :  celibacy

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14th Century

First Known Use of virginity

14th century


VIRGINITY Defined for English Language Learners

virginity

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Definition of virginity for English Language Learners

  • : the state of never having had sexual intercourse : the state of being a virgin


Medical Dictionary

virginity

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noun vir·gin·i·ty \(ˌ)vər-ˈjin-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of virginity

plural

virginities

  1. :  the quality or state of being a virgin





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