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virility

noun

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the set of qualities considered appropriate for or characteristic of men
  • many cultures value virility as a sign of power

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The first known use of virility was in 1586

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“Virility.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/virility. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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