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Definition 1: morally excellent - [adjective denoting all]

(virtuous is similar to ...) not capable of sin

(virtuous is similar to ...) free from sin

(means also ...) morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

"a holy woman innocent and chaste"

(means also ...) morally admirable

(means also ...) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

"moral sense" "a moral scrutiny" "a moral lesson" "a moral quandary" "moral convictions" "a moral life"

(means also ...) having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity

"pious readings"

(means also ...) characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

"the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"

Definition 2: in a state of sexual virginity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where virtuous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pure and vestal modesty
  • a spinster or virgin lady
  • men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal

Synonyms for virtuous in the sense of this definition

(virtuous is similar to ...) morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

"a holy woman innocent and chaste"

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