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Definition of: moral

(môrəl, mor-) adjective
1. Pertaining to character and behavior from the point of view of right and wrong, and obligation of duty; pertaining to rightness and duty in conduct.
2. Conforming to right conduct; actuated by a sense of the good, true, and right; good; righteous; virtuous.
3. Concerned with the principles of right and wrong; ethical: moral philosophy; moral values.
4. Acting or suited to act through man's intellect or sense of right: often opposed to physical: moral support.
5. Logic Probable as opposed to demonstrative: moral proof.
6. Of or pertaining to the science or doctrine of human nature as fitted for conduct. Most writers on modern philosophy use the term to cover the entire sphere of human conduct which comes under the distinctions of right and wrong.
7. Attempting or serving to inculcate or convey a moral; moralizing: a moral writer.
8. Of or influencing morals or morale: moral force.
9. Capable of understanding the difference between right and wrong: a moral agent.

1. The lesson taught by a fable or the like.
2. plural Conduct or behavior; ethics. [<F <L moralis <mos, moris custom; in the pl., manners, morals]
Synonyms (adj.): dutiful, ethical, excellent, faithful, good, honest, honorable, incorruptible, just, pious, religious, right, righteous, true, upright, virtuous, worthy. Antonyms: see synonyms for IMMORAL.

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