Viraginity


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Vi`ra`gin´i`ty


n.1.The qualities or characteristics of a virago.
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In his view, lesbianism took four increasingly degenerate forms: psychical hermaphroditism, or what we might now call bisexuality; homo-sexuality, or, sexual desire oriented toward the same sex; viraginity, where lesbian desire is coupled with a preference for the masculine role; and gynandry, or "men-women," in which the body itself appears masculine (she "possesses of the feminine qualities only the genital organs").