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virtuous

vir·tu·ous

virtuous

 
pronunciation:
vuhr chu s
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by moral excellence or righteousness.
synonyms:
ethical, good, just, moral, righteous, upright
antonyms:
bad, cheap, evil, hideous, shameful, sinful, vicious, villainous, virtueless, wicked
similar words:
constant, exemplary, faithful, honest, laudable, loyal, nice, noble, praiseworthy, principled, square, trustworthy, upstanding, wholesome, worthy
definition 2: chaste.
synonyms:
chaste
antonyms:
virtueless
similar words:
celibate, pure, right, virgin, virginal
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derivations: virtuously (adv.), virtuousness (n.)