Associations to the word «Virtuous»


VIRTUOUS, adjective. Full of virtue, having excellent moral character.
VIRTUOUS CIRCLE, noun. A situation in which the solution to one problem makes each future problem easier to solve the original one.
VIRTUOUS CIRCLES, noun. Plural of virtuous circle

Dictionary definition

VIRTUOUS, adjective. Morally excellent.
VIRTUOUS, adjective. 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".

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