Definition of virtue:
- A particular moral excellence; as, the virtue of temperance, of charity, etc.
- Active quality or power; capacity or power adequate to the production of a given effect; energy; strength; potency; efficacy; as, the virtue of a medicine.
- Energy or influence operating without contact of the material or sensible substance.
- Excellence; value; merit; meritoriousness; worth.
- Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor.
- One of the orders of the celestial hierarchy.
- Specifically, moral excellence; integrity of character; purity of soul; performance of duty.
- Specifically: Chastity; purity; especially, the chastity of women; virginity.
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- virtue (part of speech: noun)
- "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark", Mary Wollstonecraft.
- "The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates", Xenophon.