morality

[ muh-ral-i-tee, maw- ]SEE DEFINITION OF morality
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Aspasia remained in Athens, triumphant over the laws of religion and morality.

She was little concerned with the morality of her course as others might appraise it.

And then at once arises the danger into which morality has led us: the danger of persecution.

"No faith with duns" became, as he frankly declared, a maxim of his morality.

His morality, which was very complete, demanded that from him.

Morality is only found in the middle classes, young gentleman.

An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.

I like it to be serious and morality to form the substance of it.

Her ladyship went, however, as far from morality as possible—to Paris.

He is as thorough a worker in the cause of religion, morality and benevolence as in trade.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "moral qualities," from Old French moralité "moral (of a story); moral instruction; morals, moral character" (13c.) and directly from Late Latin moralitatem (nominative moralitas) "manner, character," from Latin moralis (see moral (adj.)). Meaning "goodness" is attested from 1590s.

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