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Dictionary definition for: Moral

1. (n) the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"

2. (a) relating to principles of right and wrong; i.e. to morals or ethics; "moral philosophy"

3. (a) 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"

4. (s) adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right" "followed the only honorable course of action" "had the moral courage to stand alone"

5. (s) arising from the sense of right and wrong; "a moral obligation"

6. (s) psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect; "a moral victory" "moral support"

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