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virginity

[ver-jin-i-tee] /vərˈdʒɪn ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state or condition of being a virgin.
2.
the state or condition of being pure, fresh, or unused.
3.
Informal. any naive, uninitiated, or uninformed state.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English virginite < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin virginitās. See virgin, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for virginity

virginity

/vəˈdʒɪnɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the condition or fact of being a virgin; maidenhood; chastity
2.
the condition of being untouched, unsullied, etc
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Word Origin and History for virginity
n.

c.1300, from Old French virginite, from Latin virginitatem (nominative virginitas), from virgo (see virgin).

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virginity in Medicine

virginity vir·gin·i·ty (vər-jĭn'ĭ-tē)
n.
The quality or condition of being a virgin.

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