Origin of moraleFr, feminine of moral from Classical Latin moralis: see moral
An example of morale is when an employee loves his job.
Origin of moraleFrench morality, good conduct from feminine of moral moral from Old French; see moral .
- The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.
- After the layoffs morale was at an all time low, they were so dispirited nothing was getting done.
- Morale is an important quality in soldiers. With good morale they'll charge into a hail of bullets; without it they won't even cross a street.