(redirected from Loss of virginity)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

DEFLORATION. The act by which a woman is deprived of her virginity.
     2. When this is done unlawfully, and against her will, it bears the name of rape, (q.v.) when she consents, it is fornication. (q.v.)

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Despite these complex and progressive styles, however, none of these series offers the protagonist an uncomplicated, emotionally fulfilling, socially sanctioned loss of virginity.
She was confident and comfortable in her fantasies, but out here the loss of virginity is cruel and painful.
But state prosecutors said they were not against allowing the split if it were possible to replace the "discriminatory motive" of loss of virginity with a more general one, such as mistaken identity.
This is the 1980s' Sheffield of Blank's upbringing and the leading characters are a couple of teenage girls dizzy with the exploding hormones of their age group and looking for kicks and the womanhood that comes with the loss of virginity.
Girls portrayed by Lauren McKinney and Taylor Momsen come across with particular credibility, although a (notably ungraphic) loss of virginity scene must certainly be unparalleled in screen history for its lack of impact on one of the participants.
One hundred fifty-five undergraduate students completed five questionnaires, three of which asked them to indicate whether they would consider a list of hypothetical behaviours as involving having sex, sexual partner, and a loss of virginity, and one of which asked them to indicate whether they had engaged in a list of parallel sexual behaviours with a member of the opposite or same sex.