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vir·tu·ous

 (vûr′cho͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence: led a virtuous life. See Synonyms at moral.
2. Archaic Chaste: a virtuous woman.

vir′tu·ous·ly adv.
vir′tu·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.virtuously - in a moral manner; "he acted morally under the circumstances"
2.virtuously - in a chaste and virtuous manner; "she lived chastely"
Translations
باسْتِقامَه، بِفَضيلَه
čestně
dydigt
erényesen
á réttlátan/dyggîugan hátt
dürüst bir şekilde

virtuously

[ˈvɜːtjʊəslɪ] ADVvirtuosamente

virtuously

[ˈvɜːrtʃuəsli] advvertueusement

virtuously

adv (pej: = righteously) sayselbstgerecht

virtue

(ˈvəːtʃuː) noun
1. a good moral quality. Honesty is a virtue.
2. a good quality. The house is small, but it has the virtue of being easy to clean.
3. goodness of character etc. She is a person of great virtue.
ˈvirtuous adjective
morally good. She is a virtuous young woman.
ˈvirtuously adverb
ˈvirtuousness noun
References in classic literature ?
Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.'"
He could manage to find his way into his berth, light his lamp, get into his bed - ay, and get out of it when I called him at half-past five, the first man on deck, lifting the cup of morning coffee to his lips with a steady hand, ready for duty as though he had virtuously slept ten solid hours - a better chief officer than many a man who had never tasted grog in his life.
Gretchen's cheeks grow sunken, and she begins to wither; until at last, after some twenty years, their substance has multiplied, and sufficient gulden have been honourably and virtuously accumulated.
"Biddy," said I, in a virtuously self-asserting manner, "I must request to know what you mean by this?"
Anne nodded, trying hard not to look virtuously complacent and failing miserably.
Jo was not in a good humor, and the perverse fit returned, but Amy, who had virtuously done her duty, kept her temper and pleased everybody, was in a most angelic frame of mind.
The man who awakes the wondering tremulous passion of a young girl always thinks her affectionate; and if he chances to look forward to future years, probably imagines himself being virtuously tender to her, because the poor thing is so clingingly fond of him.
Like many men who take life easily, he had the knack of saying a home truth occasionally to those who felt themselves virtuously out of temper.
They will judge for themselves of the morality (Scotch or English) which first forces a deserted woman back on the villain who has betrayed her, and then virtuously leaves her to bear the consequences."
'She has been virtuously and well brought up; to be sure she is handsome, poor, unprotected!
But the finest sport of all after her presentation was to hear her talk virtuously. She had a few female acquaintances, not, it must be owned, of the very highest reputation in Vanity Fair.
Either he would vanish, a thief stealing a coin; or he would sneak back with it virtuously, a snob seeking a reward.