Pronunciation of Virtuous
/vˈɜːt͡ʃuːəs/, /vˈɜːtʃuːəs/, /v_ˈɜː_tʃ_uː_ə_s/
Antonyms for virtuous:
wicked, devilish, guilty, bad, lewd, Fiendish, fruitless, culpable, unproductive, reprobate, ineffective, unsuccessful, unchaste, demonic, unethical, sinful, vile, corrupt, weak, ineffectual, dirty, wanton, inefficacious.
Synonyms for virtuous:
Other synonyms and related words:
virginal, correct, classical, unpolluted, moralistic, upright, continent, straight, impeccable, unstained, unmingled, nice, clean-living, right, elevated, pristine, sheer, harmless, proper, rightful, holy, inoffensive, modest, properly, unmixed, incorrupt, mere, savory, just, classic, vestal, saturated, impeccant, wholesome, incorruptible.
sinless, untarnished, foundational, plain, faultless, clean, pure, untainted, blameless, honorable, primary, spotless, angelic, purebred, nascent, elementary, white, elemental, undiluted, unadorned, decent, Simon-pure, unadulterated, austere, prime, basal, basic, indivisible, unalloyed, stark, fundamental, stainless, primal, bare, essential, guiltless, unblemished, monolithic, irreducible, innocent, unsullied, undefiled, immaculate, chaste, clear, aboriginal, simple, formative, atomic, uncluttered.
irreproachable, true, upstanding, estimable, angelical, honest, pure, law-abiding, honorable, respectable, righteous, blameless, worthy, forthright, untarnished, creditable, saintly, unimpeachable, principled, noble, fair, right-minded, moral, good.
ethical, clean-living, decent, untainted, chaste, guiltless, unsullied, right-minded, principled, wholesome, high-minded, straight, pure, honorable, clean, faultless, moral, heroic, upright, unspotted, good, uncorrupted, angelical, blameless, respectable, upstanding, worthy, Taintless, spotless, creditable, incorruptible, noble, valorous, moralistic, righteous, untarnished, honest, estimable.
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Usage examples for virtuous:
- Here is an argument more in keeping with the tone of the Memoirs: A girl who is pretty and good, and as virtuous as you please, ought not to take it ill that a man, carried away by her charms, should set himself to the task of making their conquest. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- No, nothing- for the last few days we have been so virtuous! - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.