vir-, viri-, virtu-
(Latin: man, manliness, manhood; masculine; husband)
2. Almost but not quite.
3. In respect of essence or effect, apart from actual form or specific manner; as far as essential qualities or facts are concerned.
2. Etymology: from Latin virtutem, virtus, "moral strength, manliness, valor, excellence, worth"; from Latin vir, "man".
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2. Destitute of virtue or moral goodness; immoral, vicious.
2. Someone who shows exceptional technique or ability in something.
3. Anyone who is knowledgeable and cultivated in appreciating the fine arts.
4. Etymology: "scholar, connoisseur; a borrowing of Italian virtuoso; meaning, "skilled, learned, of exceptional worth", from Late Latin virtuosus, "virtuous".
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.
Virtus, "virtue", here may also be interpreted as "valor" or "heroism".
Action, not merely with words. How about "Action speaks louder than words"?
The motto on the national and civil flag of the principality of Andorra, an independent republic in the Pyrenees mountains, located between France and Spain. It is one of the world's oldest states.