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Definitions of moral:

part of speech: noun

In pl. manners: the doctrine or practice of the duties of life: moral philosophy or ethics: conduct: in sing. the practical lesson given by anything.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: noun

The lesson taught by a fiction or fable; the practical lesson which a thing is fitted or designed to convey.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to man's natural sense of what is right and proper; according to what is right and just; as, a moral life; capable of being governed by a sense of right and wrong; as, a lower animal is not a moral creature; virtuous; supported by reason; as, a moral certainty; serving to teach a lesson.

part of speech: adjective

Of or belonging to the manners or conduct of men: conformed to right: virtuous: capable of moral action: subject to the moral law: instructing with regard to morals: supported by evidence of reason or probability.

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to or founded on the practices or conduct of men with reference to right and wrong, in their intercourse with others; right; just; supported by the evidence of reason or probability; founded on experience, as a moral certainty.

part of speech: noun

The lesson taught by, or the inner meaning of, a fable, event, etc.

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