- the state or condition of being a virgin.
- the state or condition of being pure, fresh, or unused.
- Informal. any naive, uninitiated, or uninformed state.
Origin of virginity
Related Words for virginitypurity, cleanness, continence, restraint, abstinence, virtue, innocence, integrity, honor, maidenhood, immaculacy
Examples from the Web for virginity
Contemporary Examples of virginity
He talks about the time he lost his virginity to a woman—a fan of Doogie Howser—at a house party in New Mexico.Choose Your Own Neil Patrick Harris: The Star on ‘Doogie,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ Gay Sex and More
October 10, 2014
After losing her virginity, Dunham quickly developed a complicated relationship with sex and emotional connection.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’
September 26, 2014
When I left home at 17 for college, I had a list: Virginity?Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'
September 3, 2014
But for me the movie is less about losing your virginity… Oh, I know!Jamie Lee Curtis and Naomi Foner on What It Means to Be ‘Very Good Girls’
Jamie Lee Curtis
July 25, 2014
Eventually I gave way to Bunny's insistence and lost my virginity, appropriately enough, in H.G. Wells's spare bedroom.House of Cads: Growing Up Amid the Weirdness of Bloomsbury
April 10, 2014
Historical Examples of virginity
She was virginity personified with all its redoubtable mystery.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
"The earth is filled with marriage and the heavens with virginity," says Jeremiah.The Sexual Question
There was a virginity about her that extended beyond her body.
Not the virginity that spells a piquant preface to sensualism.
She had learned the trick of exciting men with her virginity.
- the condition or fact of being a virgin; maidenhood; chastity
- the condition of being untouched, unsullied, etc
Word Origin and History for virginity
c.1300, from Old French virginite, from Latin virginitatem (nominative virginitas), from virgo (see virgin).
- The quality or condition of being a virgin.