What does cardinal virtue mean?

cardinal virtue meaning in General Dictionary

among the seven preeminent virtues

Sentence Examples with the word cardinal virtue

Here we recognize the true Greek But this artistic completeness was closely connected with the third cardinal virtue of Hippocratic medicine - the clear recognition of disease as being equally with life a process governed by what we should now call natural laws, which could be known by observation, and which indicated the spontaneous and normal direction of recovery, by following which alone could the physician succeed.

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