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cardinal virtue

Saltos de línea: car|dinal vir¦tue

Definición de cardinal virtue en inglés:

sustantivo

Each of the chief moral attributes of scholastic philosophy: justice, prudence, temperance, and fortitude. Compare with theological virtues.
Example sentences
  • One of the author's most helpful analyses is based on the four cardinal virtues of prudence, fortitude, justice and temperance.
  • John L. Frank said, ‘I remember Ernest once teaching us that the Christian virtue par excellence was not a theological virtue like faith, hope, or charity, nor was it a cardinal virtue like fortitude, temperance, justice, or prudence.’
  • That it had a central position in every ethical action he demonstrated by appealing to the cardinal virtues of justice, prudence, self-control, and courage.

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