virtueless
adjective see virtue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Virtueless — Vir tue*less, a. Destitute of virtue; without efficacy or operating qualities; powerless. [1913 Webster] Virtueless she wished all herbs and charms. Fairfax. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • virtueless — index bad (offensive), base (bad), delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), diabolic, inexpiable, peccable, p …   Law dictionary

  • virtueless — adjective Lacking virtue …   Wiktionary

  • virtueless — vir·tue·less …   English syllables

  • virtueless — …   Useful english dictionary

  • virtue — virtueless, adj. virtuelessness, n. /verr chooh/, n. 1. moral excellence; goodness; righteousness. 2. conformity of one s life and conduct to moral and ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude. 3. chastity; virginity: to lose one s virtue. 4. a …   Universalium

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • Silent — Si lent, a. [L. silens, entis, p. pr. of silere to be silent; akin to Goth. ana silan.] 1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet. [1913 Webster] How silent is this town! Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not speaking; indisposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silent partner — Silent Si lent, a. [L. silens, entis, p. pr. of silere to be silent; akin to Goth. ana silan.] 1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet. [1913 Webster] How silent is this town! Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not speaking;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • virtue — noun Etymology: Middle English vertu, virtu, from Anglo French, from Latin virtut , virtus strength, manliness, virtue, from vir man more at virile Date: 13th century 1. a. conformity to a standard of right ; morality b. a particular moral… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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