viraginity


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vi·ra·gin·i·ty

(vī'ră-jin'i-tē),
A rarely used term for the presence of pronounced masculine psychological qualities in a woman.
[L. virago (viragin-), a female warrior]

viraginity

A poetic (i.e. nonmedical) term for having the qualities or characteristics of a virago—i.e., those of a genotypic woman with masculine (exemplary and heroic) qualities.

viraginity

(vir?a-jin'i-te) [L. virago, an amazon or manlike woman]
A condition in which a woman believes that she should be a male even though she is aware that her body is female.
See: transsexual

viraginity

1. Male-like psychology in a woman.
2. Of a violent, ill-tempered personality in a woman (a virago).