Jan 21, 2016

Word of The Day by @Only4TheReal 1/21/16



Virtue

  1. moral excellence; goodness; righteousness. 
  2. conformity of one's life and conduct to moral and ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude. 
  3. chastity; virginity: to lose one's virtue.
  4. a particular moral excellence. Compare cardinal virtuesnatural virtuetheological virtue
  5. a good or admirable quality or property: the virtue of knowing one's weaknesses.
  6. effective force; power or potency: a charm with the virtue of removing warts.
  7. virtues, an order of angels. Compare angel (def 1). 
  8. manly excellence; valor. 
Idioms 
  1. by / in virtue of, by reason of; because of: to act by virtue of one's legitimate authority.
  2. make a virtue of necessity, to make the best of a difficult or unsatisfactory situation