Viraginity
Viraginity Vi`ra*gin"i*ty, n. The qualities or characteristics of a virago. [1913 Webster]

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  • viraginity — viraginous /vi raj euh neuhs/, viraginian, adj. /vir euh jin i tee/, n. the qualities of a virago. [1840 50; < L viragin (s. of virago VIRAGO) + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • viraginity — A rarely used term for the presence of pronounced masculine psychologic qualities in a woman. [L. virago (viragin ), a female warrior] * * * vi·ra·gin·i·ty (vi″rə jinґĭ te) [L. virago a manlike woman] the adoption by a woman of… …   Medical dictionary

  • viraginity — The masculine qualities of some women …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • viraginity — viraginous /vi raj euh neuhs/, viraginian, adj. /vir euh jin i tee/, n. the qualities of a virago. [1840 50; < L viragin (s. of virago VIRAGO) + ITY] * * * viraˈginity rare 0. [f. as prec. + ity.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • viraginous — adjective /vɪˈɹædʒ.ɪn.əs,vɨˈɹæ.dʒɪn.əs,vɨˈɹædʒ.ən.əs/ a) Resembling an overbearing woman; shrew like. b) Resembling an Amazon; of a woman with great bravery, strength, or stature. See Also: viraginity, virago …   Wiktionary

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