natural virtue

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noun
  1. (especially among the scholastics) any moral virtue of which humankind is capable, especially the cardinal virtues: justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude.
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British Dictionary definitions for natural virtues

natural virtues

pl n
  1. (esp among the scholastics) those virtues of which man is capable without direct help from God, specifically justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitudeCompare theological virtues
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