At Milites Dei Academy students are motivated to strive towards the perfection of three creeds, namely precision, honour and toughness.
- Precision The quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate. For example “The deal was planned and executed with military precision”.
|synonyms:||exactness, exactitude, accuracy, accurateness, correctness, preciseness, clarity, clearness, distinctness; faithfulness, fidelity; care, carefulness, meticulousness, scrupulousness, punctiliousness, particularity, methodicalness, perfection, rigour, rigorousness, nicety|
“A technique which examines and identifies each and everything with the highest level of precision”.
- Honour High respect; great esteem. For example “You are an honour to our profession”.
|synonyms:||distinction, privilege, glory, tribute, kudos, cachet, prestige, fame, renown, merit, credit, importance, illustriousness, notability; respect, esteem, approbation|
The quality of knowing and doing what is morally right. For example “I must as a matter of honour avoid any taint of dishonesty”.
|synonyms:||integrity, honourableness, honesty, uprightness, ethics, morals, morality, principle, (high) principles, righteousness, rectitude, nobility, high-mindedness, right-mindedness, noble-mindedness; virtue, goodness, decency, probity, scrupulousness, worthiness, worth, fairness, justness, justice, truthfulness, trustworthiness, reliability, dependability, faithfulness, fidelity|
- Toughness Strong enough to withstand adverse conditions or rough handling.
|synonyms:||durable, strong, resilient, resistant, sturdy, rugged, firm, solid, substantial, sound, stout, indestructible, unbreakable, hard, rigid, stiff, inflexible, toughened; hard-wearing, long-lasting, heavy-duty, well built, made to last|
Able to endure hardship or pain. For example “We had a vasbyt for 13 days in a row”.
|synonyms:||resilient, strong, hardy, gritty, determined, resolute, dogged, stalwart; rugged, fit, robust, powerful, red-blooded, doughty; hardened, cynical, hard-bitten; informal hard, (as) tough as old boots|
o Having the confidence and determination to cope in difficult situations.
o Difficult and requiring determination or effort.
|synonyms:||arduous, onerous, difficult, demanding, hard, heavy, taxing, burdensome, tiring, exhausting, punishing, wearying, fatiguing, laborious, strenuous, exacting, troublesome, formidable, stressful, Herculean|
Demonstrating a strict and uncompromising approach. For example “Police have been getting tough with criminals”.
|synonyms:||strict, stern, severe, hard, harsh, firm, hard-hitting, adamant, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, uncompromising, unsentimental, unsympathetic; merciless, ruthless, callous, hard-hearted, uncaring, cold, cool, stony, stony-hearted, flinty; informal hard-nosed, hard-boiled; informal badass|