Mercury in detail-oriented Virgo means things are getting done and getting done right.

Like Gemini, Virgo is ruled by Mercury (this is why Mercury retrograde can feel particularly brutal in these signs). Unlike the chatty sign of the Twins, Virgo's sense of expression is more about clarity and organization. This is a great time to plan for short-term and long-term goals and do any organizational prep work necessary to start a new project. If you've been putting off completing any paperwork, tie up those loose ends during this time.

Mercury in Virgo: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Earth & Mutable

Positive keywords for Mercury in Virgo:

  • Concise
  • Detailed
  • Efficient
  • Intentional
  • Productive

Negative keywords for Mercury in Virgo:

  • Dry
  • Fussy
  • High-strung
  • Inhospitable
  • Pedantic

Mercury in Virgo Personality

Fastidious and precise, those with their Mercury in Virgo are killer at handling business. From chores to workplace assignments, these natives don't run out of steam. They bask in the order and consistency of daily tasks. Due to their hyper-focused nature, Virgo Mercuries rarely fail to meet any goal they set for themselves.

Positive Traits

Virgo Mercuries are the Sherlock Holmes' of the zodiac. Mercury thrives in this placement, creating a mind with superhuman powers of deduction. As a result, they sniff out logical inconsistencies and errors with ease. No pattern and not even the most minute detail escapes the watchful eye of a Virgo Mercury.

Negative Traits

Though (mostly) well-intended, they have a no-nonsense attitude towards imperfection of any kind. As a result, their criticism can be sharp and even cutting. Further, these faults that they find may be insignificant in the grand scheme of things. Others (and themselves) deserve more grace.

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