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See definition of moral on Dictionary.com
  • adj.ethical, honest
  • nounlesson, proverb

synonyms for moral

  • moralistic
  • noble
  • principled
  • proper
  • righteous
  • elevated
  • good
  • innocent
  • kosher
  • meet
  • right
  • square
  • straight
  • upright
  • worthy
  • aboveboard
  • blameless
  • chaste
  • conscientious
  • correct
  • courteous
  • decent
  • decorous
  • dutiful
  • exemplary
  • high-minded
  • honorable
  • immaculate
  • incorruptible
  • just
  • kindly
  • laudable
  • meritorious
  • modest
  • praiseworthy
  • pure
  • respectable
  • saintly
  • salt of the earth
  • scrupulous
  • seemly
  • true-blue
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • upstanding
  • virtuous
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antonyms for moral

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  • bad
  • corrupt
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • disreputable
  • evil
  • fake
  • immoral
  • inappropriate
  • sinful
  • unfair
  • unfitting
  • unjust
  • unrespected
  • unsuitable
  • amoral
  • unethical
  • unprincipled
  • vile
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    The report stands out in that it doesn’t explicitly discuss moral and ethical issues related to CRISPR babies.
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    Those in the private sector have a moral responsibility to do the right thing not just by shareholders, but also by the stakeholders whose lives they impact—employees, consumers, and the communities in which they operate.
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    Plato’s student Aristotle tried to bring Platonism down to earth, and grounded moral value in the essential nature of organisms.
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    That’s why I’m here, to fulfill my moral obligation as a meat eater.
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    Biohackers, true to its promise, manages to lightly touch upon a few related ethical and moral questions, like genetic modification of stem cells, access to advanced gene therapies, as well as privacy and consent surrounding genomic data.
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    Expanding infrastructure and increasing internet service in rural areas comes down to a moral issue, he said.
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    America’s moral authority, so severely dented by the Iraq War, seemed to have been rescued.
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    Rather than sticking to the winner-take-all capitalism that’s gotten us where we are, Bolles and Saffo believe, the future will be far more promising—for everyone—if we re-orient towards a moral economy.
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    I think one problem with President Obama’s strategy was that he didn’t really appeal enough to people and to people’s ordinary moral intuitions in order to get them to support his agenda.
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    We found another technological solution, a supply-side change that didn’t play on people’s morals in order to win.
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    WORDS RELATED TO MORAL

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