1. [ adjective ] of moral excellence
Synonyms: good upright just

"a genuinely good person" "a just cause" "an upright and respectable man" "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass

Related terms: righteous
2. [ adjective ] behaving according to standards of what is right or just

"led a virtuous (or moral) life"

Related terms: moral
3. [ adjective ] morally excellent
Related terms: wicked impeccant impeccable good moral righteous pious chaste
4. [ adjective ] (sexuality) in a state of sexual virginity
Synonyms: vestal virgin virginal pure

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

Related terms: chaste
Similar spelling:   virtuously