Evil and Virtue


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Evil noun – That which is morally unacceptable.
Usage example: our free will allows us to choose between good and evil

Virtue is an antonym for evil in badness topic.
Nearby Word: evilly
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Virtue noun – Conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong.
Usage example: a lady of honor and virtue

Evil is an antonym for virtue in honor topic.
Nearby Words: virtuous, virtually, virtuously, virtu
Antonyms for Virtue
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human human evil human virtue
good good evil good virtue
pure pure evil pure virtue
prime prime evil prime virtue
Other adjectives: complete, true, sheer, actual, real, great, little, main, general, extra, greater, greatest, different.

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  • A character who feels they have to be evil for the sake of a greater virtue: Necessarily Evil, or some associated trope
  • In Witches Abroad, Nanny Ogg, noting how young Lady Lilith looks, reflects that "The wages of sin are death, but so is the salary of virtue and at least the evil get to go home early on Fridays".
    Source: Evil Is Easy
  • Useful Notes / Id, Superego and Ego The Id is often compared to the Shoulder Devil, but it differentiates from it by virtue of not being *evil*, but instinct-based.
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Virtue and Evil. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/evil/virtue
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