English to Afrikaans Meaning :: virtuous

Virtuous :
deugsame
- deugsameknap gedradeugsaamheid
 

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Adjective(1) morally excellent(2) in a state of sexual virginity

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(1) Should applications of technology be socially virtuous by any standard?(2) Both serials harked back to a period when men were heroic, women were virtuous and times were better.(3) Many have thought that having certain emotions is an important part of what it is to be a virtuous moral agent.(4) For one thing, the sanctimonious sermons by journalists about how virtuous and upstanding they are make them easy to detest.(5) He presented himself as an honest and virtuous man, a spokesman for the outsiders in society.(6) Being virtuous means knowing the right time, place, circumstance, and manner in which to be courageous.(7) Understanding the way karma works, we seek to live a good and virtuous life through right thought, right speech and right action.(8) These guidelines state that if physicians must be moral and virtuous , the associations representing them must exhibit the same qualities and be seen to be acting in an altruistic fashion.(9) The women's critique broke down views of virtue and vice that associated smoke with virtuous masculine industriousness and clean air with vicious feminized luxury.(10) He is a virtuous , moral man with dignity and strength, not the mild-mannered pushover of decades past.(11) Faithful Emilia died, still calmly defending Desdemona's innocence and proclaiming her love for the virtuous woman.(12) Religions and true religious leaders have always motivated us to indulge only in noble thoughts and virtuous actions.(13) Shakespeare places a high value upon chastity, but he does not go so far as some of his contemporaries who thought that virtuous women had no physical desires.(14) I, for one, from reading the Book of Job and having knowledge about the Eightfold Path would know that I have done the right thing by being virtuous since it would aid me in achieving nirvana.(15) Indeed, a parent who made his love conditional upon a child's maintaining some particular standard of virtuous behavior would be rightly regarded as something of a monster.(16) The first few pages of the letter reflect the virtuous principles that a mother would try to inculcate into her daughter in the 18th century.
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(1) virtuous circle ::
deugsame sirkel
Synonyms
Adjective
1. righteous ::
regverdige
2. good ::
goeie
3. pure ::
suiwer
4. whiter than white ::
witter as wit
5. saintly ::
heilig
7. moral ::
morele
8. ethical ::
etiese
9. upright ::
regop
10. upstanding ::
trotse
11. high-minded ::
hoogmoedig
12. principled ::
beginselvaste
13. exemplary ::
voorbeeldige
14. law-abiding ::
wetsgehoorsame
15. irreproachable ::
onberispelik
17. guiltless ::
onskuldig
18. unimpeachable ::
onberispelik
19. immaculate ::
onberispelike
20. honest ::
eerlik
21. honorable ::
eerbare
22. reputable ::
betroubare
23. laudable ::
lofwaardige
24. decent ::
ordentlike
25. respectable ::
gerespekteerde
26. noble ::
edele
27. worthy ::
waardig
28. meritorious ::
verdienstelike
29. squeaky clean ::
silwerskoon
Antonyms
1. bad ::
slegte
2. black ::
swart
3. dishonest ::
oneerlik
4. evil ::
kwaad
5. evil-minded ::
kwaad-minded
6. immoral ::
immoreel
7. indecent ::
onsedelike
8. wicked ::
bose
9. wrong ::
verkeerde
Different Forms
virtuous, virtuously, virtuousness
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