Synonyms of virtuous in English:


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1‘they were entirely virtuous in their endeavours’


righteous, good, moral, morally correct, ethical, upright, upstanding, high-minded, right-minded, right-thinking, principled, exemplary, clean, law-abiding, lawful, irreproachable, blameless, guiltless, unimpeachable, just, honest, honourable, unbribable, incorruptible, anti-corruption

scrupulous, reputable, decent, respectable, noble, lofty, elevated, worthy, trustworthy, meritorious, praiseworthy, commendable, admirable, laudable

pure, pure as the driven snow, whiter than white, sinless, saintly, saintlike, godly, angelic

immaculate, impeccable

informal squeaky clean


bad, sinful

2‘his virtuous sister had been threatened with seduction’


virginal, virgin, chaste, maidenly, vestal, celibate, abstinent

pure, pure as the driven snow, sinless, free from sin, flawless, spotless, undefiled, untainted, unsullied, uncorrupted, intact, innocent, demure, modest, decent, seemly, decorous, wholesome


promiscuous, sinful