virginity

virginity

[ver-jin-i-tee]
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; Middle English virginite < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin virginitās. See virgin, -ity

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

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virginity
c.1300, from O.Fr. virginite, from L. virginitatem (nom. virginitas), from virgo (see virgin).
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virginity vir·gin·i·ty (vər-jĭn'ĭ-tē)
n.
The quality or condition of being a virgin.

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