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Adjective: moral  mor-ul [N. Amer], mó-rul [Brit]
  1. Concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behaviour and character based on those principles
    "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life"
     
  2. Psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect
    "a moral victory"; "moral support"
Noun: moral  mor-ul [N. Amer], mó-rul [Brit]
  1. The significance of a story or event
    "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbour";
    - lesson

Derived forms: morals

See also: chaste, clean, clean-living, good, honorable [US], honourable [Brit, Cdn], incorrupt, mental, moralistic, morality, righteous, virtuous

Type of: import, meaning, significance, signification

Antonym: immoral

Encyclopedia: Moral