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Noun: virtue  vur-choo
  1. The quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
    - virtuousness, moral excellence
     
  2. Any admirable quality or attribute
    "work of great virtue";
    - merit
     
  3. Morality with respect to sexual relations
    - chastity, sexual morality
     
  4. A particular moral excellence

Derived forms: virtues

See also: chaste, unchaste

Type of: good, goodness, morality, worth

Encyclopedia: Virtue, liberty, and independence