Definitions of virtue

  1. morality with respect to sexual relations Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a particular moral excellence Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Active quality or power; capacity or power adequate to the production of a given effect; energy; strength; potency; efficacy; as, the virtue of a medicine. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Energy or influence operating without contact of the material or sensible substance. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Specifically, moral excellence; integrity of character; purity of soul; performance of duty. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A particular moral excellence; as, the virtue of temperance, of charity, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Specifically: Chastity; purity; especially, the chastity of women; virginity. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. One of the orders of the celestial hierarchy. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Strength or effectiveness; worth; goodness; morality; purity; excellence or merit; a specific kind of goodness, such as temperance or patience. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Excellence: worth: moral excellence: the practice of duty: a moral excellence: female chastity: purity: strength (so in B.): force: power: efficacy. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Power; efficacy; moral excellence; chastity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Any admirable quality. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Moral goodness; the habitual practice of moral duties; a particular moral excellence; operative power; something efficacious; secret agency; that which constitutes value and merit; efficacy or power; legal efficacy or power; authority; that substance or quality of physical bodies by which they act and produce effects on other bodies; bravery; valour. In virtue, in consequence; by the efficacy or authority. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. That quality possessed by bodies by which they produce effects; efficacy; moral goodness; secret agency; excellence; right conduct; female chastity. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for virtue

  1. Their virtue paralyzed the treason of the only traitor in the American army. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. However, content is no virtue that I can see, while there's anything to mend. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes