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English adjective: moral

1. moral concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles


SamplesMoral sense.
A moral scrutiny.
A moral lesson.
A moral quandary.
Moral convictions.
A moral life.


Similarchaste, clean, clean-living, incorrupt, moralistic, righteous


See alsochaste, good, honorable, honourable, righteous, virtuous


Attributemorality


Antonymsimmoral

2. moral psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect


SamplesA moral victory.
Moral support.


Similarmental


Antonymsphysical


English noun: moral

1. moral (communication) the significance of a story or event


SamplesThe moral of the story is to love thy neighbor.


Synonymslesson


Broader (hypernym)import, meaning, significance, signification









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