Virtue

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Virtue->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ virtue
virtue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ virtuousness
virtuousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ morality
morality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ moral rectitude
moral rectitude
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ integrity
integrity
&c.(probity) 939
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nobleness
nobleness
&c. 873
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ morals
morals
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ethics
ethics
&c.(duty) 926
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cardinal virtues
cardinal virtues
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ merit
merit
worth
desert
excellence
credit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ self-control
self-control
&c.(resolution) 604
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ self-denial
self-denial
&c.(temperance) 953
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ well-doing
well-doing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ good actions
good actions
good behavior
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ discharge of duty
discharge of duty
fulfillment of duty
performance of duty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ well-spent life
well-spent life
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ innocence
innocence
&c. 946
PARAG:Virtue->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be virtuous
be virtuous
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ practice virtue
practice virtue
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ do one's duty
do one's duty
fulfill one's duty
perform one's duty
discharge one's duty
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ redeem one's pledge
redeem one's pledge
&c. 926
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ act well
act well
act one's part
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fight the good fight
fight the good fight
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ acquit oneself well
acquit oneself well
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ command one's passions
command one's passions
master one's passions
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep in the right path
keep in the right path
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set an example
set an example
set a good example
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be on one's good behavior
be on one's good behavior
be on one's best behavior
PARAG:Virtue->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ virtuous
virtuous
good
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ innocent
innocent
&c. 946
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ meritorious
meritorious
deserving
worthy
desertful
correct
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dutiful
dutiful
duteous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ moral
moral
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ right
right
righteous
right-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ well-intentioned
well-intentioned
creditable
laudable
commendable
praiseworthy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ above all praise
above all praise
beyond all praise
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ excellent
excellent
admirable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sterling
sterling
pure
noble
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ whole-souled
whole-souled
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ exemplary
exemplary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ matchless
matchless
peerless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ saintly
saintly
saint-like
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ heaven-born
heaven-born
angelic
seraphic
godlike
PARAG:Virtue->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ virtuously
virtuously
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ e merito
e merito

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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