Adjective: moral mor-ul [N. Amer], mó-rul [Brit]
Noun: moral mor-ul [N. Amer], mó-rul [Brit]
- 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"
- Psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect
"a moral victory"; "moral support"
- The significance of a story or event
"the moral of the story is to love thy neighbour";
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