Definition of Virtuous

1. Adjective. Morally excellent.

Also: Chaste, Good, Moral, Pious, Righteous
Similar to: Impeccable, Impeccant, Innocent, Sinless
Derivative terms: Virtue, Virtue, Virtuousness
Antonyms: Wicked



2. Adjective. In a state of sexual virginity. "Men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
Exact synonyms: Pure, Vestal, Virgin, Virginal
Similar to: Chaste
Derivative terms: Pureness, Pureness, Purity, Vestal, Virgin, Virginity, Virgin, Virtue

Definition of Virtuous

1. a. Possessing or exhibiting virtue.

2. a. Possessing or exhibiting virtue.

Definition of Virtuous

1. Adjective. Full of virtue, having excellent moral character. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Virtuous

1. characterized by virtue [adj]

Medical Definition of Virtuous

1. 1. Possessing or exhibiting virtue. Specifically: Exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave. "Old Priam's son, amongst them all, was chiefly virtuous." (Chapman) Having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent. "Lifting up his virtuous staff on high, He smote the sea, which calmed was with speed." (Spenser) "Every virtuous plant and healing herb." (Milton) Having moral excellence; characterised by morality; upright; righteous; pure; as, a virtuous action. "The virtuous mind that ever walks attended By a strong siding champion, conscience." (Milton) 2. Chaste; pure; applied especially to women. "Mistress Ford . . . The virtuous creature, that hath the jealous fool to her husband." (Shak) Vir"tuously, Vir"tuousness. Origin: OE. Vertuous, OF. Vertuos, vertuous, F. Vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Virtuous

virtueless
virtues
virtuosa
virtuosas
virtuose
virtuosi
virtuosic
virtuosically
virtuosities
virtuosity
virtuoso
virtuoso(a)
virtuosos
virtuosoship
virtuosoships
virtuous (current term)
virtuous circle
virtuous circles
virtuously
virtuousness
virtuousnesses
virtus
virucidal
virucide
virucides
virucopria
virulence
virulences
virulencies
virulency

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