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Synonyms for virtuous
ˈvɜr tʃu əsvir·tu·ous

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  1. virtuousadjective

    righteous, good

  2. virtuousadjective

    Full of virtue, having excellent moral character.

    righteous, good

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. virtuous

    Innocent, in the full sense, signifies not tainted with sin; not having done wrong or violated legal or moral precept or duty; as, an innocent babe. Innocent is a negative word, expressing less than righteous, upright, or virtuous, which imply knowledge of good and evil, with free choice of the good. A little child or a lamb is innocent; a tried and faithful man is righteous, upright, virtuous. Immaculate, pure, and sinless may be used either of one who has never known the possibility of evil or of one who has perfectly and triumphantly resisted it. Innocent is used of inanimate substances in the sense of harmless; as, an innocent remedy, that is, one not dangerous, even if not helpful. Innocent, in a specific case, signifies free from the guilt of a particular act, even tho the total character may be very evil; as, the thief was found to be innocent of the murder. See CANDID; PURE.

    Compare synonyms for CRIMINAL.

    blameless, clean, clear, faultless, guileless, guiltless, harmless, immaculate, innocent, innocuous, innoxious, inoffensive, pure, right, righteous, sinless, spotless, stainless, upright

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. virtuous

    upright, moral, chaste, modest, pure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. virtuousadjective

    morally excellent

    virgin, virginal, pure, vestal

    unredeemable, ungodly, iniquitous, unreformable, unchaste, peccable, nefarious, sinful, flagitious, irredeemable, heinous, wicked, peccant, heavy, irreclaimable, villainous, vicious, evil

  2. pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuousadjective

    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"

    pure(a), utter(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), arrant(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), everlasting(a), complete(a), sodding(a), saturated, pure, vestal

    villainous, heavy, peccant, nefarious, peccable, flagitious, evil, sinful, vicious, ungodly, unreformable, iniquitous, unchaste, heinous, wicked, irreclaimable, irredeemable, unredeemable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. virtuousadjective

    upright, honest, good, righteous, exemplary, worthy

  2. virtuousadjective

    chaste, modest, pure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. virtuousadjective

    good, exemplary, moral, pure, continent, upright

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "virtuous":

    righteous, virtuoso, benign

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How to use virtuous in a sentence?

  1. Sir Francis Bacon:

    Praise from the common people is generally false, and rather follows the vain that the virtuous.

  2. Dean Ornish:

    It’s a virtuous cycle, you feel so much better so quickly that it becomes positive reinforcement.

  3. E. R. Bulwer-Lytton:

    'It is destiny' - phrase of the weak human heart 'It is destiny' - dark apology for every error The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.

  4. Reinhold Niebuhr:

    Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone therefore, we are saved by love.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A media can make a person of a ZERO virtuous quality to be a HERO figure personality overnight.

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