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viraginity

[vir-uh-jin-i-tee]
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noun
  1. the qualities of a virago.

Origin of viraginity

1840–50; < Latin virāgin- (stem of virāgō virago) + -ity
Related formsvir·a·gi·nous [vi-raj-uh-nuh s] /vɪˈrædʒ ə nəs/, vir·a·gin·i·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for viraginity

Historical Examples

  • In this article I have described only mild types of viraginity and effemination.

    Religion and Lust

    James Weir

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

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

  • Effemination and viraginity are the results of the weakening effects of luxury and consequent debauchery.