HyperDic: virtue

English > 4 senses of the word virtue:
NOUNattributevirtue, virtuousness, moral excellencethe quality of doing what is right and avoiding / avoiding what is wrong
attributevirtue, meritany admirable quality or attribute
attributevirtue, chastity, sexual moralitymorality with respect to sexual relations
attributevirtuea particular moral excellence
virtue > pronunciation
Soundsver'chuw
Rhymeschew ... statue: 6 rhymes with chuw...
English > virtue: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of doing what is right and avoiding / avoiding what is wrong.
Synonymsvirtuousness, moral excellence
Broadergood, goodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
Spanishexcelencia, virtud
Catalanexcel·lència, virtut
Adjectivesvirtuousmorally excellent
English > virtue: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAny admirable quality or attribute.
Synonymmerit
BroaderworthThe quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
Oppositedemerit, faultThe quality of being inadequate / inadequate or falling ... / falling short of perfection / perfection
Spanishmérito, virtud
Catalanmèrit, virtut
English > virtue: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningmorality with respect to sexual relations.
Synonymschastity, sexual morality
Attributeschastemorally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
unchastenot chaste
Narrowerhonor, honour, purity, purenessA woman's virtue or chastity
Broadermoralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong
Spanishcastidad, moral sexual, pudor, pureza, virtud
Catalancastedat, moral sexual, puresa, virtut
Adjectivesvirtuousin a state of sexual virginity
English > virtue: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA particular moral excellence.
Narrowercardinal virtueOne of the seven preeminent virtues
Broadergood, goodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
Spanishvirtud
Catalanvirtut
Adjectivesvirtuousmorally excellent

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