Moral definitions

môr'əl, mŏr'-
Of or concerned with the judgment of right or wrong of human action and character.

Moral scrutiny; a moral quandary.

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The definition of moral is something that relates to the rules of right and wrong.

An example of moral is governing principles of a religious group.

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Teaching or exhibiting goodness or correctness of character and behavior.

A moral lesson.

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Conforming to standards of what is right or just in behavior; virtuous.

A moral life.

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Rules or habits of conduct, especially of sexual conduct, with reference to standards of right and wrong.

A person of loose morals; a decline in the public morals.

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Moral is defined as a principle that governs right and wrong or the lesson of a fable.

An example of moral is the commandment "Thou shalt not kill."

An example of moral is "Slow and steady wins the race" from "The Tortoise and the Hare."

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Arising from conscience or the sense of right and wrong.

A moral obligation.

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Having psychological rather than physical or tangible effects.

A moral victory; moral support.

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Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence.

A moral certainty.

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The lesson or principle contained in or taught by a fable, a story, or an event.
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A concisely expressed precept or general truth; a maxim.

Likes to follow the moral “To each, his own.”

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Relating to, dealing with, or capable of making the distinction between right and wrong in conduct.
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Relating to, serving to teach, or in accordance with the principles of right and wrong.
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Good or right in conduct or character; sometimes, specif., virtuous in sexual conduct.
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Designating support, etc. that involves approval and sympathy without action.
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Being virtually such because of its effect on thoughts, attitudes, etc., or because of its general results.

A moral victory.

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Based on strong probability.

A moral certainty.

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Based on the principle of right conduct rather than legality.

A moral obligation.

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Based on general observation of people, on analogy, etc. rather than on what is demonstrable.

Moral evidence.

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Principles, standards, or habits with respect to right or wrong in conduct; ethics; sometimes, specif., standards of sexual behavior.
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A moral implication or moral lesson taught by a fable, event, etc.
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A statement of this lesson, typically the concluding statement of a fable or story.
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Of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behaviour, especially for teaching right behaviour.

Moral judgments; a moral poem.

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Conforming to a standard of right behaviour; sanctioned by or operative on one's conscience or ethical judgment.

A moral obligation.

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Capable of right and wrong action.

A moral agent.

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Probable but not proved.

A moral certainty.

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Positively affecting the mind, confidence, or will.

A moral victory; moral support.

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(of a narrative) The ethical significance or practical lesson.

The moral of the The Boy Who Cried Wolf is that if you repeatedly lie, people won't believe you when you tell the truth.

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Moral practices or teachings: modes of conduct.
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Origin of moral

From French moral, from Latin mōrālis (“relating to manners or morals") (first used by Cicero, to translate Ancient Greek ἠθικός (Ä“thikos, “moral")), from mos (“manner, custom").