- Mores is defined as the unspoken but understood norms of a community or society.
An example of mores is the morally strict behavior that is required in the south versus in another part of the US.
mores definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin plural of mos, custom: see mood
mores definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The accepted traditional customs and usages of a particular social group.
- Moral attitudes.
- Manners; ways.
Origin: Latin mōrēs, pl. of mōs, custom; see mē-1 in Indo-European roots.
mores - Cultural Definition
The customs and manners of a social group or culture. Mores often serve as moral guidelines for acceptable behavior but are not necessarily religious or ethical.