What does virtuous mean?

Definitions for virtuous
ˈvɜr tʃu əsvir·tu·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. virtuous(adj)

    morally excellent

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. virtuous(Adjective)

    Full of virtue, having excellent moral character.

    Etymology: From Middle English, Anglo Norman, ultimately from virtuōsus, from virtus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virtuous(adj)

    possessing or exhibiting virtue

    Etymology: [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]

  2. Virtuous(adj)

    exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave

    Etymology: [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]

  3. Virtuous(adj)

    having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent

    Etymology: [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]

  4. Virtuous(adj)

    having moral excellence; characterized by morality; upright; righteous; pure; as, a virtuous action

    Etymology: [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]

  5. Virtuous(adj)

    chaste; pure; -- applied especially to women

    Etymology: [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of virtuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of virtuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of virtuous in a Sentence

  1. South:

    Were there but one virtuous man in the world, he would hold up his head with confidence and honor; he would shame the world, and not the world him.

  2. John Bason:

    If you talk about learnings, that really was the key, it's the big one, you add more stores and each one a profitable store, then the overall profitability will increase ... now you are in a virtuous circle.

  3. Josh Billings:

    It is true that wealth won't make a man virtuous, but I notice there ain't anybody who wants to be poor just for the purpose of being good.

  4. Frederick Douglass:

    The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.

  5. Yim Jong-yong:

    It's time to respond pre-emptively, we need to help usher in a virtuous circle by making money flow into productive areas and away from non-productive sectors by removing these festering sores.

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