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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



2. moral psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect

SamplesA moral victory.
Moral support.



English noun: moral

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

SamplesThe moral of the story is to love thy neighbor.


Broader (hypernym)import, meaning, significance, signification

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