VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

3. Moral conditions

Virtue.

[Antonyms: vice.]

[Nouns] virtue; virtuousness; morality; moral rectitude; integrity (probity) [more]; nobleness [more].

morals; ethics (duty) [more]; cardinal virtues.

merit, worth, desert, excellence, credit; self-control (resolution) [more]; self-denial (temperance) [more].

well-doing; good actions, good behavior; discharge of duty, fulfillment of duty, performance of duty; well-spent life; innocence [more].

[Verbs] be virtuous; practice virtue; do one's duty, fulfill one's duty, perform one's duty, discharge one's duty; redeem one's pledge [more]; act well, act one's part; fight the good fight; acquit oneself well; command one's passions, master one's passions; keep in the right path.

set an example, set a good example; be on one's good behavior, be on one's best behavior.

[Adjectives] virtuous, good; innocent [more]; meritorious, deserving, worthy, desertful, correct; dutiful, duteous; moral; right, righteous, right-minded; well-intentioned, creditable, laudable, commendable, praiseworthy; above all praise, beyond all praise; excellent, admirable; sterling, pure, noble; whole-souled.

exemplary; matchless, peerless; saintly, saint-like; heaven-born, angelic, seraphic, godlike.

[Adverbs] virtuously, e merito.

[Phrases] esse quam videri bonus malebat [Sallust]; Schonheit vergeht Tugend besteht; "virtue the greatest of all monarchies" [Swift]; virtus laudatur et alget [Juvenal]; virtus vincit invidiam.

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