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Noun
/ˈvərCHo͞o/,
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virtues, plural;
  1. Behavior showing high moral standards
    • - paragons of virtue
  2. A quality considered morally good or desirable in a person
    • - patience is a virtue
  3. A good or useful quality of a thing
    • - Mike was extolling the virtues of the car
    • - there's no virtue in suffering in silence
  4. Virginity or chastity, esp. of a woman

  5. (in traditional Christian angelology) The seventh highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy


  1. the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
  2. merit: any admirable quality or attribute; "work of great merit"
  3. morality with respect to sexual relations
  4. a particular moral excellence
  5. (virtuous) morally excellent
  6. (virtuous) pure: in a state of sexual virginity; "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
  7. Virtue is the first album of gospel group, Virtue. The self-titled release spawned three singles "Greatest Part Of Me ", "Let the Redeemed", and "I Must Tell Jesus".
  8. According to medieval Christian theologians, the Angels are organized into several orders, or Angelic Choirs.
  9. Ethan Edwards is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. He is a pastiche of the DC Comics character Superman. He first appeared in Marvel Knights Spider-Man #13.
  10. A virtuous circle or a vicious circle is a complex of events that reinforces itself through a feedback loop. A virtuous circle has favorable results, and a vicious circle has detrimental results. A virtuous circle can transform into a vicious circle if eventual negative feedback is ignored.
  11. Virtue is a 1932 romance film starring Carole Lombard and Pat O'Brien.
  12. "Virtue" is the 96th episode of NBC's legal drama Law & Order, and the eighth episode of the fifth season.
  13. The inherent power of a god, or other supernatural being. [13th-19th c.]; The inherent power or efficacy of something (now only in phrases). [from 13th c.]; Accordance with moral principles; conformity of behaviour or thought with the strictures of morality; good moral conduct. [from 13th c. ...
  14. (Virtues) Magickal properties of objects like herbs, stones, and creatures as was assigned to them during their divine creation.
  15. (VIRTUES) In all ages it has been the object of Freemasonry, not only to inform the minds of its members, by instructing them in the sciences and useful arts, but to better their hearts, by enforcing the precepts of religion and morality. ...
  16. (Virtues) Aristotle defined a virtue as "an habitual disposition to act well". A virtue is a character trait that motivates a person to act in patterns that achieve the good.
  17. (Virtues) Dominions  • Principalities
  18. (Virtues) Group from 80s portraying convent novices. Each was named after one of the seven virtues.
  19. (Virtues) One degree in the celestial hierarchy of Dionysius the pseudo-Areopagite, whose doctrines, arising about the 4th or 5th century, have exercised a great influence on Christian thought. ...
  20. (Virtues) Positive ethical/character traits, such as benevolence, confidential-ness, fairness, faithfulness, gratefulness, non-deceptiveness (truthfulness), nonmalevolence. ...
  21. (Virtues) are attitudes or character traits that enable us to be and to act in ways that develop our highest potential. They enable us to pursue the ideals we have adopted. Honesty. Courage, compassion, generosity, fidelity, integrity, fairness, self-control and prudence are all examples of virtues.
  22. (virtues) Sikhs have five moral evils that are traits in themselves and that they try to overcome. They do this by practising the eight virtues: gyan (wisdom), niaon (justice), santokh (temperance), himmat (courage), sat (truthful living), dhiraj (patience), sabar (contentment) and namarta ( ...
  23. (virtues) a character on six feet under once said, "if you think that life is a vending machine and you put in virtues and get happiness, you are always going to be disappointed." but, i can't help it. they matter to me.
  24. (Virtuous) someone with great morals
  25. (virtuous: (adj)) having or showing high moral standards