Definitions for virtuousˈvɜr tʃu əs
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pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous(adj)
in a state of sexual virginity
"pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
Full of virtue, having excellent moral character.
Origin: From Middle English, Anglo Norman, ultimately from virtuōsus, from virtus.
possessing or exhibiting virtue
exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave
having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent
having moral excellence; characterized by morality; upright; righteous; pure; as, a virtuous action
chaste; pure; -- applied especially to women
Origin: [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For a good cause, wrongdoing is virtuous.
The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.
Sweet are the slumbers of the virtuous man.
The virtuous man is never a novice in worldly things.
Nothing is more unpleasant that a virtuous person with a mean mind.
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- virtuósCatalan, Valencian
- tugendhaft, züchtigGerman
- berbudi luhurIndonesian
- šķīsts, tikumīgsLatvian
- yáʼátʼéehiiNavajo, Navaho
- digno, nobre, virtuosoPortuguese
- целомудренный, доброде́тельныйRussian
- dygdig, dygdesamSwedish
- faziletli, erdemliTurkish
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