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Cardinal virtuesCardinal Car"di*nal, a. [L. cardinalis, fr. cardo the hinge of
a door, that on which a thing turns or depends: cf. F.
Of fundamental importance; pre["e]minent; superior; chief;
The cardinal intersections of the zodiac. --Sir T.
Impudence is now a cardinal virtue. --Drayton.
But cardinal sins, and hollow hearts, I fear ye.
Cardinal numbers, the numbers one, two, three, etc., in
distinction from first, second, third, etc., which are
called ordinal numbers.
(a) (Geol.) The four principal points of the compass, or
intersections of the horizon with the meridian and the
prime vertical circle, north, south east, and west.
(b) (Astrol.) The rising and setting of the sun, the zenith
Cardinal signs (Astron.) Aries, Libra, Cancer, and
Cardinal teeth (Zo["o]l.), the central teeth of bivalve
shell. See Bivalve.
Cardinal veins (Anat.), the veins in vertebrate embryos,
which run each side of the vertebral column and returm the
blood to the heart. They remain through life in some
Cardinal virtues, pre["e]minent virtues; among the
ancients, prudence, justice, temperance, and fortitude.
Cardinal winds, winds which blow from the cardinal points
due north, south, east, or west.
Virtueless Vir"tue*less, a.
Destitute of virtue; without efficacy or operating qualities;
Virtueless she wished all herbs and charms. --Fairfax.
Meaning of Virtue from wikipedia
(Latin: virtus, Ancient
Gr****: ἀρετή "arete") is moral
excellence. A virtue
is a trait
that is deemed
to be morally
good and thus is...
- Virtue signalling
is a pejorative neologism
for the con****uous expression
values. The origination
of the term is often credited
- Virtue ethics
(or aretaic ethics
/ˌærəˈteɪ.ɪk/, from Gr**** ἀρετή (arete)) are normative ethical theories which emphasize virtues
of mind, character
- Church defines virtue
as "a habitual
and firm disposition
to do the good." Traditionally, the seven Christian virtues
or heavenly virtues combine
Jane McCormick Virtue
(born May 17, 1989) is a retired Canadian
ice dancer. With ice dance partner Scott
Moir, she is the 2010 Olympic
- iconography, the virtue
is often depicted
as a woman holding
two vessels transferring water
from one to another. It is one of the cardinal virtues
- Four cardinal virtues
and in the Bible, cl****ical antiquity
and in traditional Christian
or (The Unexpected Virtue
of Ignorance), commonly known simply
as Birdman, is a 2014 American black
comedy-drama film directed
- Mickey Virtue
member, Astro, remained
with the band until November
2013, when he departed
band to team up with Campbell
is a proverbial phrase referring
to one of the seven virtues
by Minister Abstinence
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