virginity

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French virginite, itself a borrowing from Latin virginitas. Synchronically, from virgin +‎ -ity.

NounEdit

virginity (countable and uncountable, plural virginities)

  1. The state or characteristic of being a virgin.
    Synonyms: maidenhood, maidenhead, maidhood (female), V card (euphemistic, general), cherry (informal)
    to lose one's virginity

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