Vi'rtueless. adj. [from virtue.]
- Wanting virtue; deprived of virtue.
- Not having efficacy; without operating qualities.
All second causes, together with nature herself, without that operative faculty which God gave them, would become altogether silent, virtueless, and dead. Raleigh.
Virtueless she wisht all herbs and charms,
Wherewith false men increase their patients harms. Fairfax.
Some would make those glorious creatures virtueless. Hakewell.