virtue

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satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards acceptability , acceptableness
apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins) acedia , laziness , sloth
resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible adamance , obduracy , unyieldingness
acceptability by virtue of being admissible admissibility
United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899) Alger , Horatio Alger
unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning ambiguity , equivocalness
relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand applicability , pertinence , pertinency
(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment appointment
ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit artlessness
nativeness by virtue or originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) autochthony , endemism , indigenousness
unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values baseness , contemptibility , despicability , despicableness , sordidness
malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty bitchiness , cattiness , nastiness , spite , spitefulness
inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor boorishness , uncouthness
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression breeding , genteelness , gentility
acid that is known only by virtue of its salts (as ammonium carbamate) or its esters (as urethane) carbamic acid
tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar cheapness , sleaze , tackiness , tat
elegance by virtue of being fashionable chic , chichi , chicness , last word , modishness , smartness , stylishness , swank
process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency chromatography
Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC) Cincinnatus , Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus
exchangeability by virtue of being replaceable commutability , replaceability , substitutability
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