Definition of Morals

1. Noun. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong.




Definition of Morals

1. Noun. (plural of moral) ¹

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Definition of Morals

1. rules of conduct with respect to right and wrong [n]

Medical Definition of Morals

1. Standards of conduct as right or wrong. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morals

moralizations
moralize
moralized
moralizer
moralizers
moralizes
moralizing
morall
moralled
moraller
morallers
moralless
moralling
moralls
morally
morals (current term)
morans
morantel
moras
morat
morate
moration
moratoria
moratorium
moratoriums
moratory
morats

Literary usage of Morals

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"But in scientific questions, it suffices to hold that "in matters of faith and morals" Scripture agrees with the truths of science; and that in other ..."

2. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"Since morality is concerned with conduct, any dualisms which are set up between mind and activity must reflect themselves in the theory of morals. ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1864)
"HOW EQUALITY OF CONDITION CONTRIBUTES TO MAINTAIN GOOD morals IN AMERICA. SOME philosophers and historians have said or hinted that the strictness of female ..."

4. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1875)
"The same nations have been chaste or dissolute at different periods of their history; the strictness or the la,xity of their morals depended therefore on ..."

5. Commentaries on the Laws of England by Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley, William Wait, William Blackstone (1875)
"THE fourth species of offences, more especially affecting the commonwealth, are such as are against the public health and safety, morals and economy; ..."

6. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"morals The object of the Inquisition was the preservation of the purity of faith and not the improvement of morals. The view taken of its duties as to the ..."

7. Sociology: Its Development and Applications by James Quayle Dealey (1920)
"These notions represent the three great stages of social morals or customs; namely, a social action may be approved, prohibited, or regulated. ..."

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