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virgin

vir·gin

virgin

 
pronunciation:
vuhr jihn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who has never had sexual intercourse.
similar words:
celibate
definition 2: an unmarried woman, esp. one who has taken a vow of chastity for religious reasons.
similar words:
celibate, maid, maiden, nun, priestess, spinster, vestal
definition 3: (cap.) Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.
synonyms:
Mary, Virgin Mary
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to a virgin.
synonyms:
virginal
similar words:
chaste, maidenly, pure, vestal
definition 2: without impurities.
virgin snow
synonyms:
pristine, pure, unsullied
similar words:
immaculate, uncorrupt, unspoiled, unstained, untainted, untarnished, virginal
definition 3: not modified by humans; natural; unchanged.
virgin forest
synonyms:
pristine, unspoiled
similar words:
natural, primordial, pure, unchanged, unused, virginal
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