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Cardinal virtues
Cardinal Car"di*nal, a. [L. cardinalis, fr. cardo the hinge of a door, that on which a thing turns or depends: cf. F. cardinal.] Of fundamental importance; pre["e]minent; superior; chief; principal. The cardinal intersections of the zodiac. --Sir T. Browne. Impudence is now a cardinal virtue. --Drayton. But cardinal sins, and hollow hearts, I fear ye. --Shak. Cardinal numbers, the numbers one, two, three, etc., in distinction from first, second, third, etc., which are called ordinal numbers. Cardinal points (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 and nadir. Cardinal signs (Astron.) Aries, Libra, Cancer, and Capricorn. 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 fishes. 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.

Meaning of Virtues from wikipedia

- derives the three theological virtues of faith, hope and love (charity) from 1 Corinthians. Together these make up the seven virtues. Buddhism's four brahmavihara...
- Church defines virtue as "a habitual and firm disposition to do the good." Traditionally, the seven Christian virtues or heavenly virtues combine the four...
- theological virtues. The term cardinal comes from the Latin cardo (hinge); virtues are so called because they are regarded as the basic virtues required...
- of intrinsic virtues. Intrinsic virtues are the common link that unites the disparate normative philosophies into the field known as virtue ethics. Plato...
- Theological virtues are virtues ****ociated in Christian theology and philosophy with salvation resulting from the grace of God. Virtues are traits or...
- and Virtues; 3. Archangels and Angels. St. Thomas Aquinas in Summa Theologica (1225–1274): 1. Seraphim, Cherubim, and Thrones; 2. Dominations, Virtues, and...
- The Virtues were an early American rock & roll band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group formed around leader Frank Virtue (January 21, 1923 – June...
- the Disco - Vices & Virtues". Page 31. "Rolling Stone - Vices & Virtues". Rolling Stone. "Panic! at the Disco, 'Vices & Virtues' (Decaydance/Fueled by...
- DEADLY VIRTUES: LOVE. HONOR. OBEY! ALLELUIA! & HOUSEBOUND!". AICN. Retrieved 18 October 2014. Vijn, Ard. "Imagine 2014 Review: DEADLY VIRTUES: LOVE. HONOUR...
- The Virtues is a 2019 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne, starring Stephen Graham, Niamh Algar and Helen Behan. Joseph's...
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