Untouched vs. Virgin

Untouched vs. Virgin — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Untouched and Virgin

Untouchedadjective

Remaining in its original, pristine state, undamaged; not altered.

There are practically no untouched forests left in Europe.

Virginnoun

See Virgo.

Untouchedadjective

Not eaten.

He left his vegetables untouched.

Virginnoun

A person who has not experienced sexual intercourse.

Untouchedadjective

Not influenced, affected or swayed.

She was untouched by his tale of woes.

Virginnoun

A female virgin. Used chiefly in historical contexts.

Untouchedadjective

Not having come in contact.

Our chocolates are untouched by human hands.

Virginnoun

Virgin The Virgin Mary.

Untouchedadjective

Not talked about.

Politics was an untouched topic in our family.

Virginnoun

(Zoology) An animal that has not mated or has not been fertilized.

Untouchedadjective

still full;

an untouched cocktail in her hand

Virginnoun

A person who is inexperienced in a given activity or field

"all these [factors] kept me a gun virgin well into midlife" (Michael DiLeo).

Untouchedadjective

not influenced or affected;

stewed in its petty provincialism untouched by the brisk debates that stirred the old worldunswayed by personal considerations

Virginadjective

Never having experienced sexual intercourse; chaste.

Untouchedadjective

not having come in contact

Virginadjective

(Zoology) Relating to or being a virgin.

Untouchedadjective

not touched emotionally;

was left untouched by the music

Virginadjective

Inexperienced or about to gain first experience in a given activity or field

a virgin skydiver.

Virginadjective

Not traveled upon

virgin snow.

Virginadjective

Never having had trees removed or cut down

a virgin forest.

Virginadjective

Never having been cultivated

virgin land.

Virginadjective

Not processed or refined

virgin ore.virgin wood pulp.

Virginadjective

Happening for the first time; initial

a ship's virgin voyage.

Virginadjective

Obtained directly from the first pressing

virgin olive oil.

Virginadjective

Made with the ingredients of a cocktail but without alcohol.

Virginnoun

A person who has never had sexual intercourse, or sometimes, one who has never engaged in any sexual activity at all.

Virginnoun

(informal) One who has never used or experienced a specified thing.

I've never eaten tofu before – you could say I'm a tofu virgin.

Virginnoun

Any of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.

Virginnoun

A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.

Virginadjective

In a state of virginity; chaste, not having had sexual intercourse.

Virginadjective

Of a physical object, untouched.

Virginadjective

Not yet cultivated, explored, or exploited by humans or humans of certain civilizations.

virgin prairie, a virgin ecosystem, virgin forestvirgin clay, i.e. clay that has never been firedThe virgin lands of the Americas were awaiting the Europeans.

Virginadjective

Of olive oil, obtained by mechanical means, so that the oil is not altered.

Virginadjective

Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.

a virgin daiquiri

Virginnoun

a person who has never had sex

Virginnoun

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo

Virginnoun

the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22

Virginadjective

being used or worked for the first time;

virgin wool

Virginadjective

in a state of sexual virginity;

pure and vestal modestya spinster or virgin ladymen have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal