Definition of virility
OTHER WORDS FROM virilitynon·vi·ril·i·ty, nounul·tra·vi·ril·i·ty, noun
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If you absolutely can’t control your virility then yes, slip into your shorts.Do I Need to Wear a Swimsuit in a Backcountry Hot Spring?|mskenazy|November 19, 2021|Outside Online
Together, these mishaps cause Larry’s new girlfriend Lucy Liu to suspect that he’s getting a little long in the tooth—and, as a result, that’s he’s lost his virility.‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Takes on Pandemic Hoarders (and Netflix) in Larry David’s Glorious Return to TV|Nick Schager|October 25, 2021|The Daily Beast
Thus, the understanding that dark skin was associated with masculinity and virility emerged from this broader dialogue involving both racialized and gendered identities.Anti-Blackness and transphobia are older than we thought|Roland Betancourt|June 16, 2021|Washington Post
After years of virility, their efforts may just prove impotent.
At his 1841 inauguration, Harrison tried to show off his virility by giving a two-hour speech without a coat, hat or gloves despite a cold snap.
The reason, Foster argues, is that impotence implies a lack of virility, a lack of manliness.What the Sex Lives of the Founding Fathers Reveal About Us|Eric Herschthal|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Predictably then, if oddly too, this man's very existence had become a test of Indian virility.
It is the cornea—the last redoubt of virility and independence.
None of this feared Republican virility is any more real than the charge that the GOP manufactured the Turfers.
It cannot be too strongly condemned, for its introduction robs the reeds of their characteristic virility of tone.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
It remained in his a fraction of a second longer than he had expected, and gripped him with a virility that was surprising.
And on his own merits the virility and good looks of him drew her admiration.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
Their application is not always clear, but they are nearly always indicative of the virility which characterized the old printers.Printers' Marks|William Roberts
As he sat there musing, his virility and iron figure gave him rather the appearance of the soldier than the emperor.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham