theological virtue


noun

one of the three graces: faith, hope, or charity, infused into the human intellect and will by a special grace of God.

Nearby words

  1. theogony,
  2. theol.,
  3. theolatry,
  4. theologian,
  5. theological,
  6. theological virtues,
  7. theologically,
  8. theologist,
  9. theologize,
  10. theologue


Origin of theological virtue

First recorded in 1520–30

Also called supernatural virtue.

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