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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virtuous(adj)

    possessing or exhibiting virtue

  2. Virtuous(adj)

    exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave

  3. Virtuous(adj)

    having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent

  4. Virtuous(adj)

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

  5. Virtuous(adj)

    chaste; pure; -- applied especially to women

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

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. Publilius Syrus:

    For a good cause, wrongdoing is virtuous.

  2. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton:

    The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.

  3. Joseph Addison, Cato:

    Sweet are the slumbers of the virtuous man.

  4. Marcus Valerius Martialis:

    The virtuous man is never a novice in worldly things.

  5. Walter Bagehot:

    Nothing is more unpleasant that a virtuous person with a mean mind.

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