A Dictionary of the English Language
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Virtuousness

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Vi'rtuousness. n.s. [from virtuous.] The state or character of being virtuous.

Many other advantages are intermeddled; as the love of Britomert, and virtuousness of Belphæbe; and the lasciviousnesss of Helenora. Spenser.

Sources: Spenser, Edmund (254)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Virtuousness." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14780.


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