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Definition of Virtuous

Virtuous

  1. Possessing or exhibiting virtue.
  2. Exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave.
  3. Having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent.
  4. Having moral excellence; characterized by morality; upright; righteous; pure; as, a virtuous action.
  5. Chaste; pure; -- applied especially to women.

Virtuous Quotations

There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.
William Harvey

All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.
Andrew Jackson

The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.
Lucretia Mott

People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
Martin Luther
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Virtuous Translations

virtuous in French is vertueux
virtuous in German is tugendhaft, tugendhaften
virtuous in Italian is virtuoso
virtuous in Spanish is virtuoso
virtuous in Swedish is dygdig, kraftig
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