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viraginity

[vir-uh-jin-i-tee] /ˌvɪr əˈdʒɪn ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the qualities of a virago.
Origin of viraginity
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin virāgin- (stem of virāgō virago) + -ity
Related forms
viraginous
[vi-raj-uh-nuh s] /vɪˈrædʒ ə nəs/ (Show IPA),
viraginian, adjective
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  • In this article I have described only mild types of viraginity and effemination.

    Religion and Lust James Weir
  • Effemination and viraginity are common types of degeneration which always follow in the wake of luxury and debauchery.

    Religion and Lust James Weir
  • Effemination and viraginity are the results of the weakening effects of luxury and consequent debauchery.

    Religion and Lust James Weir
  • Almost every case of effemination or viraginity can be cured if recognized and treated in its incipiency.

    Religion and Lust James Weir

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