- conforming to moral and ethical principles; morally excellent; upright: Lead a virtuous life.
- chaste: a virtuous young person.
Origin of virtuous
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Examples from the Web for unvirtuous
But I can promise you, I said, that every unvirtuous person will want to learn.Euthydemus
There are limitations to the endurance of an unvirtuous man.Painted Veils
France is unvirtuous enough, God knows, yet there is a sunshiny smile on her lips that cheers the heart.
Italy is also unvirtuous, yet her voice is full of bird-like melody, and her face is a dream of perfect poetry!
It was something, at least, that the plastic and not unvirtuous nature of the young man was directed towards a definite object.
- characterized by or possessing virtue or moral excellence; righteous; upright
- (of women) chaste or virginal
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Word Origin and History for unvirtuous
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