Moral synonyms

môr'əl, mŏr'-

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Acting in a just, upright manner; doing what is right; virtuous
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Consistent with honor or good name:
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Having principles, as of conduct
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Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
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(Especially when capitalized) Holy.
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Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
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Tenets of a religion can also be considered to be a code of ethics.
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Without scruples; immoral.
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Careful to fulfill obligations.
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Factually fair; right, correct; proper.
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(Medicine) Teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and clinical application.
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Refined, cultured, particularly civilized.
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Extremely careful to do the precisely right, proper, or correct thing in every last detail; most punctilious
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Sane, clear thinking.
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Contrary to established moral principles.
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Lacking, deprived, or devoid of something:
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Having accountability (individuals have accountability); answerable.
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The definition of proper is appropriate or obeying manners and standards.
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Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as, laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition.
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Of moralism or moralists
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Having sufficient worth; deserving:
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Meriting praise; highly commendable.
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Good or right in conduct or character
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Incapable of being bribed or morally corrupted; inflexibly just and upright.
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Having or showing qualities of high moral character, such as courage, generosity, or honor:
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Standing straight; erect
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Of pleasing appearance; handsome.
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Alternative form of above-board.
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Of or from God; divine
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The definition of virtuous is someone or something who is moral.
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The definition of chaste is something that does not involve sexual intercourse or someone who does not engage in sexual intercourse.
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Moralizing
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The definition of preachy is someone who likes to excessively teach moral lessons.
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Moralizing
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Giving or containing monition; admonishing
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Characterized by sanctimony:
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Sanctimonious or self-righteous to an annoying degree; priggish
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Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
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(Signal processing, of a communication protocol) Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
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Honest and just; honorable
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Good or right in conduct or character
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(Philosophy) A seemingly self-evident or necessary truth which is based on assumption; a principle or proposition which cannot actually be proved or disproved.
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The definition of an allegory is a story in which people, things or happenings have a symbolic meaning.
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The essential function or nature of a thing.
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The definition of an ethic is a rule of moral behavior.
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(Philosophy) The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.
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The definition of a homily is a religious sermon or speech that is intended to provide spiritual education, or any moral lessons that are being imparted, especially when being imparted or taught in a tedious way.
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A sentence, phrase, or word, prefixed to an essay, discourse, chapter, canto, or the like, suggestive of its subject matter; a short, suggestive expression of a guiding principle; a maxim.
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An exaggerated display of piety.
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(Uncountable) Recognition of the distinction between good and evil or between right and wrong; respect for and obedience to the rules of right conduct; the mental disposition or characteristic of behaving in a manner intended to produce morally good results.
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Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
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Of, relating to, or containing allegory
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Likely to happen or to be true:
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Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
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The definition of responsible is being the person thing that caused something to happen.
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Of the Sabbath and its observance
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Of or pertaining to sermons
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Characterized by tropes; varied by tropes; tropical.
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Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
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A section of the Bible or other religious text read as part of a divine service.
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A precept; a succinct statement or observation of a rule of conduct or moral teaching.
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The definition of a message is a short communication sent from one person to another or the central theme or idea of a communication.
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The accepted traditional customs and usages of a particular social group.
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(Of food) Spoiled, rotten, overripe.
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Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.
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Morally unrestrained, esp. in sexual activity; lascivious
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The definition of corrupt is dishonest or deteriorated.
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Unpleasant or objectionable:
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Characterized by anger or spite; malicious:
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Containing or consisting in sin; contrary to the will of a god, goddess, gods and/or goddesses.
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Not to be judged by criteria of morality; neither moral nor immoral
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Lacking principles or moral scruples; unscrupulous:
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In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
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Held or owned by just or proper claim:
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Morally or intellectually superior.
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A rule or habit of conduct with regard to right and wrong or a body of such rules and habits.
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The state, quality, or manner of being ethical.
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Teaching morality
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Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
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A sense of importance or purpose:
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Of moderately good quality:
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Consistently telling the truth; honest.
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Of, relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint.
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(Rhetoric) use of fable to persuade the audience
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The definition of a point is a sharp end or part of an argument.
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Proverbs is a book of the Bible that contains truths or words of wisdom from Solomon and other wise Israelis, or general sayings which are considered wise.
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Strictness (in interpreting or enforcing a rule)
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A statement that is obviously true or that is often presented as true:
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The spirit of the age; trend of thought and feeling in a period
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To inform or remind, by way of a warning
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To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
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To think, write, or speak about matters of right and wrong, often in a self-righteous or tedious way
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Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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Conscientious is defined as acting in a way that is very thorough and careful.
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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
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