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Definition of the noun defloration

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noun - plural: deflorations

  1. an act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: damage / harm / hurt / scathe = the act of damaging something or someone
  2. the act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)

Alternative definition of the noun defloration


  1. the act of deflowering


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Google previewThe Cambridge Companion to Fairy Tales (2014)

by Maria Tatar

defloration is the desire to protect him from a psychical danger – namely, the hostile reaction of the sexually immature woman...

Google previewVirginal Sexuality and Textuality in Victorian Literature (1993)

by Lloyd Davis

Defloration is a temporally ambiguous process that effaces and sustains the sociosexual value of virginity; after the event, it re-marks what is lost or passed. Lady Cook's image of a tested, Miltonic purity resolves this ambiguity by sublating it ...

Google previewLegal medicine and toxicology (1909)

by Robert Leonard Emerson

As already mentioned, defloration is the result of the first intercourse on the ostium vaginae. It occurs when the act is freely done, as well as when it is perpetrated by violence, so that it of itself does not in any way prove rape. On the other hand, ...

Google previewThe Urologic and Cutaneous Review (1917)

§ Hymen defloration is a profession in the Philippines where the hymen has not ben ruptured in childhood by the old woman usually em- *Asche ...

Google previewMedicolegal aspects of moral offenses (1911)

by Léon Henri Thoinot

defloration is the rule. (c) From eleven to fifteen years the penis penetrates and usually passes beyond the hymen: complete defloration tends to become the rule . It has seemed to some authors that only cases of complete penetration with ...

Google previewMedical jurisprudence, forensic medicine and toxicology (1907)

by Rudolph August Witthaus

Incomplete defloration is the condition usually found. Pain and difficulty in walking are as important symptoms here as in grown women, but they will be present also if the inflammation is artificially produced in support of a false charge .

Google previewThe Alienist and Neurologist (1905)

by Charles Hamilton Hughes

Hymen defloration is a profession in the Philippines where the hymen has not been ruptured in childhood by the old woman usually employed for this. Defloration of the bride among some Eskimos is done by the angekok. Later, a belief results ...

Google previewA Text-book of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology (1921)

by John Glaister

Defloration is the rupturing of the hymen, the result of such carnal knowledge. Up till. the passing of the 24 & 25 Vict. cap. 100, sec. 48, the punishment was death; thereafter, periods of penal servitude or imprisonment. The effect of reducing the ...

Google previewThe Interpretation of Ritual (2004)

Essays in Honour of A.I. Richards by Jean Sybil La Fontaine

Defloration is the point at which nature and culture meet. Ritual under the ...

Google previewInternational Folkloristics (1999)

Classic Contributions by the Founders of Folklore by Alan Dundes

Defloration is the riddle, the task that may be represented as very ...

Google previewThe Philosophy of the Marquis de Sade (2002)

by Timo Airaksinen

Defloration is a process which actualizes a potential opening, but by so doing the orifice is closed by the thing which enters it. The same idea occurs in Juliette at the place at which the valley of Gehenna is mentioned. At the ancient site of ...

Google previewIllness and Healing Among the Sakhalin Ainu (1981)

A Symbolic Interpretation by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney

Defloration is the point at which nature and culture meet.

Google previewThe Rig Veda (1981)

An Anthology : One Hundred and Eight Hymns, Selected, Translated and Annotated by Wendy Doniger

This blood becomes a magic spirit, potent and dangerous though not necessarily evil ; the defloration is an auspicious event but too powerful to allow its emblem to remain present afterwards. The power of the blood is transferred to the bride's ...

Google previewThinking Through the Body (1990)

by Jane Gallop

Defloration is the tearing of the hymen by a force which goes from outside to inside. In this mythic model, puberty would consist in a tearing of the hymen by a force moving from inside to outside. This myth of puberty sets up a specular relation ...

Google previewThe Freud Encyclopedia (2002)

Theory, Therapy, and Culture by Edward Erwin

Freud links frigidity in women with anxiety about defloration. Destruction of the hymen leads to "narcissistic injury." Frigidity also reflects the ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica (1900)

in three volumes. Iberis - Pelargonium reniforme by John Henry Clarke

Defloration. Skimmed Milk (cow's). Dilution. Clinical. — Anaemia. Appendicitis. Asthma. Bright's disease. Constipation. Diabetes. Dropsy. Fainting spells. Headache. Heart, affections of. Lactation, defective. Leucorrhoea.

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Scrabble value of D2E1F4L1O1R1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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