Virginal vs Unmarried - What's the difference?

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Virginal is a related term of unmarried.


As adjectives the difference between virginal and unmarried

is that virginal is being or resembling a virgin while unmarried is having no husband or wife.

As nouns the difference between virginal and unmarried

is that virginal is (musici) a musical instrument in the harpsichord family while unmarried is an unmarried person.

virginal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Being or resembling a virgin.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (musici) A musical instrument in the harpsichord family.
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  • , title=Friday's Business , chapter=16 citation , passage=His uncle, a Cardinal, engages a Spanish youth of Moorish descent called Diego, an expert singer and player on the virginal , to unlock the secrets of the heart, and to cleanse his bosom of the perilous stuff, and cure him by the spell of his music.}}

    Usage notes

    * The singular form may be either virginal or (virginals).

    Anagrams

    * rivaling ----

    unmarried

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having no husband or wife.
  • Antonyms

    * married

    Synonyms

    * single * unhitched

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An unmarried person.