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1. Originally, distinguished by manly qualities; full of manly courage; valiant, valorous.
2. Possessing or showing virtue in life and conduct; acting with moral rectitude or in conformity with moral laws; free from vice, immorality, or wickedness; good, just, righteous.
3. Having or showing moral goodness or righteousness.
4. Not having sexual intercourse with anyone except one's partner in marriage; especially, referring to a husband.

The meaning of showing virtue, acting morally, being good, just, and righteous, is first recorded in Middle English before 1493.

This entry is located in the following units: -uous + (page 2) vir-, viri-, virtu- (page 6)
(Latin: unmarried; vow not to marry; chaste, morally pure in thought and conduct; that which is considered to be decent and virtuous behavior)