one of the three graces: faith, hope, or charity, infused into the human intellect and will by a special grace of God.
Words nearby theological virtue
Compare natural virtue.
Origin of theological virtue
First recorded in 1520–30
Also called supernatural virtue.
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British Dictionary definitions for theological virtues
(esp among the scholastics) those virtues that are infused into man by a special grace of God, specifically faith, hope, and charityCompare natural virtues
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