Virtueless to Visit

(Vir"tue*less) a. Destitute of virtue; without efficacy or operating qualities; powerless.

Virtueless she wished all herbs and charms.

(Vir`tu*os"i*ty) n.

1. The quality or state of being a virtuoso; in a bad sense, the character of one in whom mere artistic feeling or æsthetic cultivation takes the place of religious character; sentimentalism.

This famous passage . . . over which the virtuosity of modern times, rejoicing in evil, has hung so fondly.
C. Kingsley.

2. Virtuosos, collectively. Carlyle.

3. An art or study affected by virtuosos.

(Vir`tu*o"so) n.; pl. Virtuosos (#); It. Virtuosi [It. See Virtuous.]

1. One devoted to virtu; one skilled in the fine arts, in antiquities, and the like; a collector or ardent admirer of curiosities, etc.

Virtuoso the Italians call a man who loves the noble arts, and is a critic in them.

2. (Mus.) A performer on some instrument, as the violin or the piano, who excels in the technical part of his art; a brilliant concert player.

(Vir`tu*o"so*ship), n. The condition, pursuits, or occupation of a virtuoso. Bp. Hurd.

(Vir"tu*ous) a. [OE. vertuous, OF. vertuos, vertuous, F. vertueux, fr. L. Virtuous. See Virtue, and cf. Virtuoso.]

1. Possessing or exhibiting virtue. Specifically: —

(a) Exhibiting manly courage and strength; valorous; valiant; brave. [Obs.]

Old Priam's son, amongst them all, was chiefly virtuous.

(b) Having power or efficacy; powerfully operative; efficacious; potent. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Lifting up his virtuous staff on high,
He smote the sea, which calméd was with speed.

Every virtuous plant and healing herb.

(c) Having moral excellence; characterized by morality; upright; righteous; pure; as, a virtuous action.

The virtuous mind that ever walks attended
By a strong siding champion, conscience.

2. Chaste; pure; — applied especially to women.

Mistress Ford . . . the virtuous creature, that hath the jealous fool to her husband.

Vir"tu*ous*ly, adv.Vir"tu*ous*ness, n.

(Vir"u*lence Vir"u*len*cy) n. [Cf. F. virulence, L. virulentia an offensive odor, a stench.]

1. The quality or state of being virulent or venomous; poisonousness; malignancy.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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