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Synonyms for moral
ˈmɔr əl, ˈmɒr-moral

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  1. moralnoun

    amoral, non-moral, unmoral, immoral

  2. moraladjective

    Of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behaviour, especially for teaching right behaviour.

    The moral of the is that if you repeatedly lie, people won't believe you when you tell the truth.

    unmoral, non-moral, immoral, amoral

  3. moraladjective

    Moral practices or teachings: modes of conduct.

    a moral obligation

    virtuous, righteous, ethical, noble, incorruptible, mores, ethics

    amoral, non-moral, unmoral, immoral

  4. moraladjective

    a moral agent

    non-moral, amoral, immoral, unmoral

  5. moraladjective

    Probable but not proved.

    a moral certainty


    non-moral, immoral, unmoral, amoral

  6. moraladjective

    a moral victory, moral support

    immoral, non-moral, amoral, unmoral

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moral, lessonadjective

    the significance of a story or event

    "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"

    object lesson, lesson, deterrent example, example

    degenerate, scandalous, debauched, shocking, physical, fast, dissolute, scrofulous, shameful, degraded, dissipated, immoral, profligate, riotous, libertine, disgraceful

  2. moraladjective

    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"

    dissipated, fast, degenerate, profligate, disgraceful, shocking, debauched, riotous, physical, dissolute, shameful, immoral, scrofulous, scandalous, libertine, degraded

  3. moraladjective

    psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect

    "a moral victory"; "moral support"

    shameful, dissolute, scrofulous, degraded, physical, profligate, degenerate, immoral, riotous, debauched, disgraceful, shocking, libertine, fast, dissipated, scandalous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. moraladjective

    ethical, of morals, of ethics, regarding duties, touching obligations

  2. moraladjective

    accountable, bound by duty, bound to do what is right

  3. moraladjective

    virtuous, good, just, upright, honest, of good principles

  4. moraladjective

    probable, not demonstrative

  5. moralnoun

    practical application (of a fable, &c.)

  6. moralnoun

    practical lesson (of any event)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. moraladjective

    ethical, virtuous, good, accountable, responsible, probable

    immoral, licentious

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How to use moral in a sentence?

  1. Fran Lebowitz:

    You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.

  2. Hubert H. Humphrey:

    It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

  3. Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    The United States must not engage in torture, if we do, in an increasingly brutal world, we lose our moral standing to condemn other nations or groups that engage in uncivilized behavior.

  4. James Baldwin:

    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.

  5. The Hill reported.Jon Voight:

    This job is not easy, for he's battling the left and their absurd words of destruction, our nation has been built on the solid ground from our forefathers, and there is a moral code of duty that has been passed on from President Lincoln.

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