How to use
moralis, from mos
'what people usually or traditionally do'
only before noun
relating to the principles of what is right and wrong behaviour, and with the difference between good and evil
It is easy to have an opinion on a moral issue like the death penalty for murder.
I think you can run a business to the highest moral standards.
If we accept that certain babies should be allowed to die, we place doctors in a
Man is gifted with a
by which he distinguishes good from evil.
only before noun
based on your ideas about what is right, rather than on what is legal or practical
The book places a high
on marriage and the family unit.
The UN feels that it has the
influence because people accept that its beliefs are right
to send troops to the area.
A man has a moral duty to obey the law.
It isn't just
lack of moral fibre
lack of the emotional strength to do what you believe is right
which leads to a rising divorce rate.
encouragement that you give by expressing approval or interest, rather than by giving practical help
Dad came along to give me some moral support.
a situation in which you show that your beliefs are right and fair, even if you do not win
Through Joan of Arc, France won a great moral victory.
always behaving in a way that is based on strong principles about what is right and wrong
a moral man of high integrity
take/claim/seize the moral high ground
to claim that you are the only person who does what is morally right in a situation, with the intention of being noticed and considered to be good by the public
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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