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virtue

vir·tue

virtue

 
 
pronunciation:
vuhr chu
part of speech: noun
definition 1: right action or thoughts; goodness.
His virtue is shown by the way he treats all people with respect.
synonyms:
goodness, uprightness
antonyms:
vice
similar words:
chivalry, fairness, good, honesty, integrity, loyalty, worth
definition 2: a particular type of moral goodness.
Patience is a virtue.
similar words:
quality, right
definition 3: a good quality or characteristic.
She has the virtue of honesty.
synonyms:
quality
antonyms:
vice
similar words:
attribute, credit
derivation: virtueless (adj.)