from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
  • adj. Having all physical parts, especially:
  • adj. Having the hymen unbroken.
  • adj. Not castrated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; whole; undefiled; left complete or entire; not damaged.
  • adj. Uncircumcised; commonly used to describe a penis with a foreskin in intactivism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; undefiled; left complete or entire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Untouched, especially by anything that harms or defiles; uninjured; left complete, whole, or unimpaired.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (used of domestic animals) sexually competent
  • adj. (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
  • adj. constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
  • adj. undamaged in any way


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Latin intāctus : in-, not; see in-1 + tāctus, past participle of tangere, to touch; see tag- in Indo-European roots.


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