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  • 1 Virility — refers to any of a wide range of masculine characteristics viewed positively. It is not applicable to women or to negative characteristics. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED1) says virile is marked by strength or force. Virility is commonly… …

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  • 2 Virility — Vi*ril i*ty, n. [L. virilitas: cf. F. virilit[ e].] The quality or state of being virile; developed manhood; manliness; specif., the power of procreation; as, exhaustion. Virility of visage. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 virility — index strength Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 virility — (n.) period of manhood, 1580s; see VIRILE (Cf. virile) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning manly strength is recorded from c.1600 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 virility — [n] masculinity forceful, machismo, macho*, maleness, manhood, manliness, muscularity, potency, power, ruggedness, strength, vigor; concepts 371,372,408,648 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 virility — vi|ril|i|ty [ vı rıləti ] noun uncount the strength and power that are considered typical qualities of a man, especially sexual energy: In many cultures, a beard is considered a sign of virility. virility symbol: His car is a red turbo charged… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 virility — UK [vəˈrɪlətɪ] / US [vɪˈrɪlətɪ] noun [uncountable] the strength and power that are considered typical qualities of a man, especially sexual energy virility symbol: His car is a red turbo charged Porsche, the classic virility symbol …

    English dictionary

  • 8 virility-vine — piramidinė perlapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Rhynchosia pyramidalis), paplitęs Centrinėje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rhynchosia pyramidalis angl. virility vine šaltinis Valstybinės… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 9 virility — virile ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a man) having strength, energy, and a strong sex drive. 2) vigorous, strong, and manly. DERIVATIVES virility noun. ORIGIN Latin virilis, from vir man …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 virility — noun Date: 1586 the quality or state of being virile: a. manhood 3 b. manly vigor ; masculinity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 virility — /veuh ril i tee/, n. 1. the state or quality of being virile; manly character, vigor, or spirit; masculinity. 2. the power of procreation. [1580 90; < L virilitas, equiv. to virili(s) VIRILE + tas TY2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 virility — noun /vəˈrɪlɪti/ a) The state of being virile b) Manly character Syn: masculinity Ant: femininity See Also: virile …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 virility — The condition or quality of being virile. [L. virilitas, manhood, fr. vir, man] * * * vi·ril·i·ty və ril ət ē, Brit also vī n, pl ties the quality or state of being virile: as a) the period of developed manhood b) the capacity to function as a… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 virility — Synonyms and related words: adulthood, adultness, age of consent, amperage, armipotence, authority, beef, black power, brute force, charge, charisma, clout, cogence, cogency, compulsion, dint, drive, driving age, duress, effect, effectiveness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 virility — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. potency, masculinity, manliness, machismo; see manhood 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. manliness, masculinity, maleness, strength, power, forcefulness, vigor, potency, redbloodedness, lustiness, muscularity,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 virility — vi|ril|i|ty [vıˈrılıti] n [U] 1.) the typically male quality of being strong, brave, and full of energy used to show approval 2.) the ability of a man to have sex or make a woman ↑pregnant …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 virility — vi·ril·i·ty || vɪ rɪlÉ™tɪ n. masculinity; strength …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 virility — n. 1. Manhood, maturity. 2. Masculinity, masculineness, male energy. 3. Manliness, manly vigor, masculine force …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 virility — noun (U) 1 the typically male quality of being strong, brave, and full of energy, in a way that is sexually attractive 2 the ability of a man to have sex; potency …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 virility — n 1. masculinity, maleness, manfulness, manliness, manhood; machismo, sexiness, animal magnetism; potency, manly vigor, virileness. 2. vigor, lustiness, hardiness, vitality, robustness, power, force, thews, might, main; strength, powerfulness,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder