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Another word for moral

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Adjective
  1. Teaching morality

    See also:

    teach

  2. In accordance with principles of right or good conduct

    See also:

    right

  3. Being on a high intellectual or moral level

      1. Possessing hereditary rank in a political system or social class derived from a feudalistic stage of a country's development.
      2. Having or showing qualities of high moral character, such as courage, generosity, or honor:
      3. Proceeding from or indicative of such a character; showing magnanimity:
      1. Characterized by elevated ideals or conduct; noble.
      1. Raised, especially above the ground:
      2. Increased in amount or degree:
      3. Morally or intellectually superior.
    See also:

    high

Noun
  1. The principle taught by a fable or parable, for example

    See also:

    meaning

  2. A rule or habit of conduct with regard to right and wrong or a body of such rules and habits.

    See also:

    right

Another word for moral

Modifier
  1. Good or right in conduct or character

  2. Conforming to approved standards of sexual conduct

      1. Characterized by conformity to recognized standards of propriety or morality:
      2. Morally upright; moral or respectable:
      3. Kind or obliging:
      1. Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed:
      2. Free of dirt, pollutants, infectious agents, or other unwanted elements:
      3. Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
      1. Not having experienced sexual intercourse; virginal.
      2. Abstaining from sexual relations that are not sanctioned by certain religious laws or moral principles.
      3. Abstaining from sexual relations; celibate.
      1. Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence:
      2. Chaste:
  3. Moralizing

Synonym Study

  • Righteous implies being morally blameless or justifiable righteous anger
  • Virtuous implies a morally excellent character, connoting integrity, self-discipline, or often, specif., chastity
  • Ethical implies conformity with an elaborated, ideal code of moral principles, sometimes, specif., with the code of a particular profession an ethical lawyer
  • Moral implies conformity with generally accepted standards of goodness or rightness in conduct or character, sometimes, specif., in sexual conduct a moral person