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Moral (IPA: /ˈmɔɹəɫ/)


Moral (a.)

Relating to duty or obligation; pertaining to those intentions and actions of which right and wrong, virtue and vice, are predicated, or to the rules by which such intentions and actions ought to be directed; relating to the practice, manners, or conduct of men as social beings in relation to each other, as respects right and wrong, so far as they are properly subject to rules.

Moral (a.)

Conformed to accepted rules of right; acting in conformity with such rules; virtuous; just; as, a moral man. Used sometimes in distinction from religious; as, a moral rather than a religious life.

Moral (a.)

Capable of right and wrong action or of being governed by a sense of right; subject to the law of duty.

Moral (a.)

Acting upon or through one's moral nature or sense of right, or suited to act in such a manner; as, a moral arguments; moral considerations. Sometimes opposed to material and physical; as, moral pressure or support.

Moral (a.)

Supported by reason or probability; practically sufficient; -- opposed to legal or demonstrable; as, a moral evidence; a moral certainty.

Moral (a.)

Serving to teach or convey a moral; as, a moral lesson; moral tales.

Moral (n.)

The doctrine or practice of the duties of life; manner of living as regards right and wrong; conduct; behavior; -- usually in the plural.

Moral (n.)

The inner meaning or significance of a fable, a narrative, an occurrence, an experience, etc.; the practical lesson which anything is designed or fitted to teach; the doctrine meant to be inculcated by a fiction; a maxim.

Moral (n.)

A morality play. See Morality, 5.

Moral (v. i.)

To moralize.

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Message that is conveyed or lesson to be learned from a story or event

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1920 film by Jenö Illés

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Album by Boowy

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Human settlement in Sariego, Asturias, Spain

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1928 film by Willi Wolff

Moral (Last Name / Surname)

Moral is the #34,618 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 653 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To Tanis) Viktor put you here for a reason, but I doubt it was because you had moral qualms. What do you know?" - Underworld: Evolution

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A certain moral imbecility marks all ethnocentric movements." - I. F. Stone

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A moral point of view too often serves as a substitute for understanding in technological matters. (p. 245)" - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alexander Pope, Moral Essays (1731-35), Epistle III, line 95" - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All laws stand on the best and broadest basis which go to enforce moral and social duties." - Equity


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