moral


moral
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noun
1 practical lesson
VERB + MORAL
draw

There are clear morals to be drawn from the failure of these companies.

PREPOSITION
moral to

There is a moral to the story.

2 morals principles
ADJECTIVE
good, high, strong
loose, low
sexual
public
personal
Christian
VERB + MORALS
have

He has absolutely no morals, that man!

instil/instill

She was gradually instilling morals into her children.

teach (sb)
corrupt
PHRASES
a decline in morals
{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
adj.
Moral is used with these nouns: ↑accountability, ↑agent, ↑ambiguity, ↑ambivalence, ↑anarchy, ↑argument, ↑aspect, ↑attitude, ↑authority, ↑awareness, ↑bankruptcy, ↑barometer, ↑belief, ↑blackmail, ↑censure, ↑certainty, ↑character, ↑choice, ↑claim, ↑climate, ↑code, ↑commitment, ↑conduct, ↑connotation, ↑conscience, ↑consideration, ↑conviction, ↑corruption, ↑courage, ↑cowardice, ↑credibility, ↑crisis, ↑critique, ↑crusade, ↑decay, ↑decency, ↑decline, ↑development, ↑dilemma, ↑dimension, ↑disagreement, ↑disapproval, ↑distinction, ↑distress, ↑duty, ↑equivalent, ↑evil, ↑fabric, ↑faculty, ↑failing, ↑failure, ↑fault, ↑fervour, ↑fibre, ↑force, ↑foundation, ↑ground, ↑grounding, ↑guardian, ↑guidance, ↑idea, ↑ideal, ↑imagination, ↑implication, ↑improvement, ↑indignation, ↑inferiority, ↑instruction, ↑integrity, ↑intuition, ↑issue, ↑judgement, ↑justification, ↑lapse, ↑lead, ↑leadership, ↑lesson, ↑majority, ↑message, ↑motivation, ↑norm, ↑objection, ↑obligation, ↑order, ↑outlook, ↑outrage, ↑overtone, ↑panic, ↑passion, ↑perfection, ↑philosopher, ↑philosophy, ↑point of view, ↑principle, ↑problem, ↑progress, ↑purity, ↑quality, ↑question, ↑reasoning, ↑reflection, ↑reform, ↑responsibility, ↑restraint, ↑revulsion, ↑right, ↑rule, ↑scruples, ↑sense, ↑sentiment, ↑seriousness, ↑shortcoming, ↑significance, ↑stance, ↑stand, ↑standard, ↑standing, ↑standpoint, ↑stature, ↑superior, ↑superiority, ↑support, ↑tale, ↑teaching, ↑theology, ↑tone, ↑training, ↑truth, ↑universe, ↑urgency, ↑vacuum, ↑value, ↑victory, ↑virtue, ↑vision, ↑weakness, ↑wrong, ↑yardstick

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  • Moral — Moral …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • moral — moral, ale, aux [ mɔral, o ] adj. et n. m. • 1270; n. m. 1212; lat. moralis, de mores « mœurs » I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui concerne les mœurs, les habitudes et surtout les règles de conduite admises et pratiquées dans une société. Conscience morale. Sens… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Moral — bezeichnet zumeist die faktischen Handlungsmuster, konventionen, regeln oder prinzipien bestimmter Individuen, Gruppen oder Kulturen. So verstanden, sind die Ausdrücke Moral, Ethos oder Sitte weitgehend gleichbedeutend und werden beschreibend… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moral — Mor al, a. [F., fr. It. moralis, fr. mos, moris, manner, custom, habit, way of life, conduct.] 1. Relating to duty or obligation; pertaining to those intentions and actions of which right and wrong, virtue and vice, are predicated, or to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moral — moral, ale (mo ral, ra l ) adj. 1°   Qui concerne les moeurs. Préceptes moraux. Réflexions morales. Les oeuvres morales de Plutarque. Sens, instinct moral.    Contes moraux, contes où l auteur a l intention de faire ressortir une leçon de morale …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • moral — adj Moral, ethical, virtuous, righteous, noble are comparable when they mean conforming to a standard of what is right and good. Moral is the most comprehensive term of the group; in all of its pertinent senses it implies a relationship to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • moral — MORÁL, Ă, morali, e, adj., s.n. I. adj. 1. Care aparţine moralei, conduitei admise şi practicate într o societate, care se referă la morală; etic; care este conform cu morala; cinstit, bun; moralicesc. ♦ Care conţine o învăţătură; moralizator. 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • moral — mòrāl m <G morála> DEFINICIJA 1. shvaćanje odnosa prema dobru i zlu u najširem smislu; ukupnost nepisanih društvenih načela, normi, ideala, običaja o ponašanju i odnosima među ljudima koji se nameću savjesti pojedinca i zajednice, u skladu… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • moral — adjetivo 1. De las costumbres o formas de comportamiento humanas: valor moral, reglas morales, superioridad moral. 2. Que no se funda en pruebas objetivas, sino en la conciencia de cada individuo: Tenías la obligación moral de pagar. 3.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • moral — [môr′əl, mär′əl; ] for n.4 [, mə ral′] adj. [ME < L moralis, of manners or customs < mos (gen. moris), pl. mores, manners, morals (see MOOD1): used by CICERO2 as transl. of Gr ēthikos] 1. relating to, dealing with, or capable of making the… …   English World dictionary

  • moral — I adjective aboveboard, bene moratus, bound by duty, commendable, conscientious, correct, creditable, decent, deserving, duteous, dutiful, estimable, ethical, exemplary, good, high minded, high principled, honest, honestus, honorable, idealistic …   Law dictionary


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