virginity


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vir·gin·i·ty

 (vər-jĭn′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. vir·gin·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being a virgin.
2. The state of being pure, unsullied, or untouched.

virginity

(vəˈdʒɪnɪtɪ)
n
1. the condition or fact of being a virgin; maidenhood; chastity
2. the condition of being untouched, unsullied, etc

vir•gin•i•ty

(vərˈdʒɪn ɪ ti)

n.
1. the condition of being a virgin.
2. the condition of being pure or unused.
3. Informal. any naive or uninformed state.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.virginity - the condition or quality of being a virginvirginity - the condition or quality of being a virgin
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"

virginity

noun chastity, maidenhead, maidenhood She lost her virginity when she was 20.

virginity

noun
The condition of being chaste:
Translations
بكارةعُذْرِيَّه
panenctvípanenství
jomfrudom
neitsyys
szüzesség
mey-/sveindómur
panenstvo

virginity

[vɜːˈdʒɪnɪtɪ] Nvirginidad f

virginity

[vərˈdʒɪnəti] nvirginité f
to lose one's virginity → perdre sa virginitévirgin olive oil nhuile f d'olive vierge

virginity

nUnschuld f; (of girls also)Jungfräulichkeit f; to take somebody’s virginityjds Unschuld rauben

virginity

[vɜːˈdʒɪnɪtɪ] nverginità

virgin

(ˈvəːdʒin) noun
a person, especially a woman, who has had no sexual intercourse. She was still a virgin when she married.
ˈvirginal adjective
of a virgin. Her face had a virginal look.
virˈginity noun
the state of being a virgin.

vir·gin·i·ty

n. virginidad.

virginity

n virginidad f
References in classic literature ?
There was the truth of virginity and the truth of passion, the truth of wealth and of poverty, of thrift and of profligacy, of carelessness and abandon.
Before they are uttered they are full of the modesty of a virgin, and often the oldest sage will blush like a girl when this virginity is violated by an indiscretion which forces him to reveal his deepest thoughts.
She had recourse to religion, the great consoler of oppressed virginity. A confessor had, for the last three years, directed Mademoiselle Cormon rather stupidly in the path of maceration; he advised the use of scourging, which, if modern medical science is to be believed, produces an effect quite the contrary to that expected by the worthy priest, whose hygienic knowledge was not extensive.
Mademoiselle Cormon trod the path of salvation, preferring the sorrows of her virginity so cruelly prolonged to the evils of trickery and the sin of a snare.
Her pure, red lips half smiled; her serene and candid brow became troubled, at intervals, under her thoughts, like a mirror under the breath; and from beneath her long, drooping, black eyelashes, there escaped a sort of ineffable light, which gave to her profile that ideal serenity which Raphael found at the mystic point of intersection of virginity, maternity, and divinity.
"I may have been deceived by the curate, my dear, but the young fellow who brings the midday post really is fond of me, and has, as a matter fact--" It had always seemed to her the most hideous corner of old age, yet she might be driven into it herself by the mere pressure of virginity.
She seemed for one moment to acknowledge the terrible side of life which is concerned with the emotions, the private lives, of the sexes, and then to sheer off from it with all possible speed into the shades of her own shivering virginity. She was made so uncomfortable by the turn the conversation had taken, that she plunged her head into the cupboard, and endeavored to abstract some very obscure piece of china.
Her penetrative virginity exalted and disguised his own emotions, elevating his thoughts to a star-cool chastity, and he would have been startled to learn that there was that shining out of his eyes, like warm waves, that flowed through her and kindled a kindred warmth.
In the case of Lucy, the feeling was intensified through dislike of Cecil; and he was willing to go further--to place her out of danger until she could confirm her resolution of virginity. The feeling was very subtle and quite undogmatic, and he never imparted it to any other of the characters in this entanglement.
Summary: Pune (Mumbai) [India] Feb 07 (ANI): In a bid to end forced "virginity test" on brides in the nomadic Kanjarbhat community, Minister of State (MoS) Home Ranjeet Patil assured that all the cases of the forced test will be dealt as a sexual assault and cases will be registered in the section related to sexual assault.
In a joint statement issued during the World Congress of Gynaecology and Obstetrics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday, the organisations called for a ban of practices that are unscientific and violate human rights.During virginity testing, also known as the "two-finger" test, a doctor inserts two of his fingers into a woman/girl's vagina to feel the hymen, a thin membrane covering it, which some communities believe remains intact until a girl/woman has sex.
Virginity testing a gynecological examination conducted under the belief that it determines whether a woman or girl has had vaginal intercourse must end, says UN Human Rights, UN Women and the World Health Organization (WHO).