viraginity

[ vir-uh-jin-i-tee ]
/ ˌvɪr əˈdʒɪn ɪ ti /
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noun

the qualities of a virago.

Nearby words

  1. vir,
  2. vir chakra,
  3. vir-,
  4. vira saiva,
  5. viraemia,
  6. virago,
  7. viral,
  8. viral antigen,
  9. viral dysentery,
  10. viral envelope

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

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

  • 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.

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