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moralities, plural;
  1. Principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior

  2. Behavior as it is affected by the observation of these principles
    • - the past few years have seen a sharp decline in morality
  3. A particular system of values and principles of conduct, esp. one held by a specified person or society
    • - a bourgeois morality
  4. The extent to which an action is right or wrong
    • - behind all the arguments lies the issue of the morality of the possession of nuclear weapons
  5. Behavior or qualities judged to be good
    • - they saw the morality of equal pay

  1. concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  2. ethical motive: motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  3. (moral) the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"
  4. (moral) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life"
  5. (moral) psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect; "a moral victory"; "moral support"
  6. (morally) with respect to moral principles; "morally unjustified"
  7. Morality (from the Latin '' "manner, character, proper behavior") is a sense of behavioral conduct that differentiates intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are good (or right) and bad (or wrong). ...
  8. Śīla (Sanskrit) or sīla (Pāli) in Buddhism is virtue, good conduct, morality, moral discipline and precept. It is an action that is an intentional effort. It is one of the three practices — sīla, samādhi and paññā and the second pāramitā. It is moral purity of thought, word, and deed. ...
  9. Mass Effect is an action role-playing game developed by BioWare for the Xbox 360 and then ported to Microsoft Windows by Demiurge Studios. The Xbox 360 version was released worldwide in November 2007 published by Microsoft Game Studios. ...
  10. "Morality" is a short story by Stephen King published in the July 2009 issue of Esquire . It is included as a bonus story in Blockade Billy, a King book published on May 25, 2010. "Morality" received the 2009 Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novelette.
  11. A moral (from Latin morālis) is a message conveyed or a lesson to be learned from a story or . The moral may be left to the hearer, reader or viewer to determine for themselves, or may be explicitly encapsulated in a maxim. ...
  12. (moral) The ethical significance or practical lesson; Moral practices or teachings: modes of conduct; Of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behaviour, especially for teaching right behaviour; Conforming to a standard of right behaviour; sanctioned by or operative on one's ...
  13. (morally) Relating to morals or ethics; In keeping of requirements of morality
  14. (Moral) The lesson taught in a work such as a fable; a simple type of theme (e.g. Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.)  See Theme
  15. (Moral) A rule of conduct or maxim for living expressed or implied as the "point" of a literary work.
  16. (MORAL) A sure thing, a certainty
  17. (MORAL) A brief and often simplistic lesson that a reader may infer from a work of literature.
  18. (MORAL) Concerned with or relating to those things that a given society defines as right and wrong in human behavior. Acting upon or through one's moral nature or sense of right..
  19. (MORAL) Synonym for "ethical." See ethics.
  20. (Moral) A horse that can’t be beaten.
  21. (Moral) A lesson or value that the author is trying to get across to the reader.
  22. (Moral) A principle of conduct or procedure established to set standards of conforming behavior in respects to actions to maintain stability in a complex social system.
  23. (Moral) ARM: judgments and actions that promote human welfare and growth; requires the ability to choose among alternatives using one's autonomous mind and to act upon one's choices; exalting the individual, the rational, reality. ...
  24. (Moral) If the left side factors as a perfect square, the quadratic equation has only one solution.
  25. (Moral) The lesson taught by a literary work. The Little Red Hen tells us that if we want to enjoy something, we have to work hard for it first.