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noun as in personal principles, standards

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The show zooms a few micro-seconds into the future to explore moral and ethical dilemmas and ask how we should go forward with medical research to save lives.

If we had a president with one shred of decency, wearing a mask would have been established months ago as a moral norm, a way to show care for others.

Gold, an authority on intellectual property, explains that moral rights permit artists to block the use of their work for a cause in which they don’t believe.

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Diversity, inclusion, and equality are moral and business imperatives—companies can and should do better.

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Natural selection, the driving force of evolution, is every bit as natural as Newton’s Laws, the second law of thermodynamics, or quantum mechanics, and every bit as devoid of moral direction.

For nearly two thousand years, religious groups have held a monopoly on how to teach morals to young children.

Formerly to impair the morals was a minor was a punishable offense.

Some believe you need to be taught to disapprove of her morals and ethics.

Morals are more important and more valuable than democracy.

The entire episode was characters waxing poetic about their morals, which is just about as insufferable as it sounds.

Let us suppose that the Astronomer Royal claimed infallibility, not only in matters astronomical, but also in politics and morals.

Plato, dissatisfied with the laws of his country, wrote out a code of morals and laws which he thought much better.

This favour was doubtless the result of the Censors approval of Christian influence on public morals.

Poetry is unable, under pain of death or decay, to assimilate itself to morals or science.

There is no quite good book without a good morality; but the world is wide, and so are morals.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to morals, such as: ethic, integrity, morality, behavior, beliefs, and conduct.

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