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Virtuous meaning

virtuous - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. Possessing or exhibiting virtue.
  2. 2. Exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave.
  3. 3. Having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent.
  4. 4. Having moral excellence; characterized by morality; upright; righteous; pure; as, a virtuous action.
  5. 5. Chaste; pure; - applied especially to women.
  6. 6. Righteous; morally good; chaste.

virtuous - examples of usage

  1. It was not unusual for Mr. Cluyme to feel virtuous. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Mr. Jacob Cluyme was one, and came away feeling very virtuous. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. They all believe that but for the force of circumstances they might have been orderly, contented, virtuous members of society. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
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