Weekly Words ~ Luminary Words of Wisdom & Virtue Were Sung True at the Sacrosanct Temple of the Moon!

Luminary [loo-muh-ner-ee ] (noun)

plural – lu·mi·nar·ies

  1. a person of prominence or brilliant achievement
    – a literary luminary

    – a luminary in the medical profession

  2. a celestial body, as the sun or moon.
  3. a body, object, etc., that gives light.
  4. a person who has attained eminence in his or her field or is an inspiration to others: one of the luminaries in the field of medical science.


  1. of, relating to, or characterized by light.

Rectitude [rec-ti-tood] (noun)

  1. Rightness of principle or conduct; moral virtue: The rectitude of her motives.
  2. Correctness: Rectitude of Judgement.
  3. Straightness. The quality or state of being straight.
  4. Moral integrity: Righteousness.

Roseate [roh-zee-it] (adjective)

  1. Tinged with rose; rosy: A roseate dawn.
  2. Bright or promising: A roseate future.
  3. Incautiously optimistic: A roseate forecast for holiday sales.
  4. Resembling a rose especially in color.
  5. Overly optimistic: viewed favorably.

Sacrosanct [sak-roh-sangkt] (adjective)

  1. Extremely sacred or inviolable: A sacrosanct chamber in a temple.
  2. Not to be entered or trespassed upon: She considered her home office sacrosanct.
  3. Above or beyond criticism, change or interference: a manuscript deemed sacrosanct.
  4. Most sacred or holy: INVIOLABLE
  5. Treated as if holy: Immune from criticism or violation.

Virtue [vur-choo] (noun)

  1. Moral excellence; goodness; righteousness.
  2. Conformity of one’s life & conduct to moral & ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude.
  3. Chastity; virginity: To lose one’s virtue.
  4. A particular moral excellence: Compare cardinal virtues, natural virtue, theological virtue.
  5. A good or admirable quality or property: The virtue of knowing one’s weaknesses.
  6. Effective force; power of potency: A charm with the virtue of removing regret.
  7. Virtues, an order of angels.
  8. Manly excellence; Valor.

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