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virility

[ vuh-ril-i-tee ]
/ vəˈrɪl ɪ ti /
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Definition of virility

noun
the state or quality of being virile; manly character, vigor, or spirit; masculinity.
the power of procreation.
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Origin of virility

1580–90; <Latin virīlitās, equivalent to virīli(s) virile + -tās-ty2

OTHER WORDS FROM virility

non·vi·ril·i·ty, nounul·tra·vi·ril·i·ty, noun
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