Virtuous definition

vûrcho͝o-əs
Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence.

Led a virtuous life.

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(archaic) Chaste.

A virtuous woman.

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Having, or characterized by, moral virtue; righteous.
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Chaste.
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(archaic) Having potency; efficacious.
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Full of virtue, having excellent moral character.
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The definition of virtuous is someone or something who is moral.

An example of virtuous is a nun.

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Origin of virtuous

  • From Middle English, Anglo Norman, ultimately from Late Latin virtuōsus, from Latin virtūs.

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