What does virginity mean?

Definitions for virginity
vərˈdʒɪn ɪ tivir·gin·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. virginity(noun)

    the condition or quality of being a virgin


  1. virginity(Noun)

    The state of being a virgin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virginity(noun)

    the quality or state of being a virgin; undefiled purity or chastity; maidenhood

    Etymology: [OE. virgintee, F. virginit, L. virginitas.]

  2. Virginity(noun)

    the unmarried life; celibacy

    Etymology: [OE. virgintee, F. virginit, L. virginitas.]


  1. Virginity

    Virginity is the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse. There are cultural and religious traditions which place special value and significance on this state, especially in the case of unmarried females, associated with notions of personal purity, honor and worth. Like chastity, the concept of virginity has traditionally involved sexual abstinence before marriage, and then to engage in sexual acts only with the marriage partner . Unlike the term premarital sex, which can refer to more than one occasion of sexual activity and can be judgment neutral, the concept of virginity usually involves moral or religious issues and can have consequences in terms of social status and in interpersonal relationships. The term originally only referred to sexually inexperienced women, but has evolved to encompass a range of definitions, as found in traditional, modern, and ethical concepts. Heterosexual individuals may or may not consider loss of virginity to occur only through penile-vaginal penetration, while people of other sexual orientations often include oral sex, anal sex or mutual masturbation in their definitions of losing one's virginity. Furthermore, whether a person can lose his or her virginity through rape is also subject to debate, with the belief that virginity can only be lost through consensual sex being prevalent in some studies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of virginity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of virginity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of virginity in a Sentence

  1. Voltaire:

    It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge

  2. Jill Dictrow:

    I think sex has a bad connotation for two reasons. On the religious aspect, some people feel that they are not supposed to be giving their virginity away, and I think porn unfortunately has given sex a sort of degrading factor….

  3. Unknown:

    Politicians talking about honesty is like prostitutes talking about virginity

  4. Ambrose Gwinett Bierce:

    The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity.

  5. Madonna:

    I always thought of losing my virginity as a career move.

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