HyperDic: natural_virtue

English > 1 sense of the expression natural virtue:
NOUNattributenatural virtue(scholasticism) one of the four virtues (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance) derived from nature
English > natural virtue: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(scholasticism) one of the four virtues (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance) derived from nature.
CategoryScholasticismThe system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe
Narrowerfortitudestrength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
justice, justnessThe quality of being just or fair
prudencediscretion in practical affairs
temperance, moderationThe trait of avoiding / avoiding excesses
Broadercardinal virtueOne of the seven preeminent virtues

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