Definitions English

  • Of or concerned with the judgment of the goodness or badness of human action and character: moral scrutiny; a moral quandary.
  • Teaching or exhibiting goodness or correctness of character and behavior: a moral lesson.
  • Conforming to standards of what is right or just in behavior; virtuous: a moral life.
  • Arising from conscience or the sense of right and wrong: a moral obligation.
  • Having psychological rather than physical or tangible effects: a moral victory; moral support.
  • Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence: a moral certainty.
  • The lesson or principle contained in or taught by a fable, a story, or an event.
  • A concisely expressed precept or general truth; a maxim.
  • 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.