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Moral

Pronunciation of Moral
/mˈɒɹə͡l/, /mˈɒɹə‍l/, /m_ˈɒ_ɹ_əl/

Antonyms for moral:

dishonorable, immoral, physical, corrupt, evil, unprincipled, sinful, unethical, vile, disreputable, unfair, amoral, dishonest, bad.

Synonyms for moral:

Sense 1

morally, ethicality, conformist, spotless, pristine, ethic, moralizing, religious, didactical, unblemished, right-thinking.

Sense 2

chaste, rightful, unworldly, didactic, incapable, wholesome.

Sense 3

judgment, lofty, innocent, properly.

Sense 4

savory.

Sense 5

elevated, morality.

Sense 6

correct, proper.

honest

incorruptible, straight.

honorable

upright.

sanctimonious

preachy.

sinless

holy.

well-meaning

well-intentioned.

Other synonyms and related words:

deterrent example, incorrupt, straight, ethicality, well-intentioned, ethic, nice, moralistic, didactical, didactic, morality, example, savory, religious, proper, conscientious, right, lesson, just, rightful, unblemished, correct, elevated, wholesome, morally, upright, moralizing, mental, scrupulous, maxim, conscionable, spotless, close, chaste, holy, innocent, incorruptible, pristine, clean-living, near, object lesson, preachy.

clean (adjective)

guiltless.

educational (adjective)

didactic.

ethical, honest (adjective)

innocent, correct, right, worthy, just, decent, good, proper, high-minded, virtuous, straight, respectable, saintly, principled, pure, righteous, elevated, upstanding, incorruptible, blameless, upright, conscientious, noble, moralistic, chaste, honorable, scrupulous.

just (adjective)

right.

respectable (adjective)

honorable, saintly, irreproachable, forthright, untarnished, creditable, unimpeachable, fair, angelical, upstanding, estimable, law-abiding, pure, blameless, respectable, worthy, true, virtuous, right-minded, principled, noble, honest, righteous, good.

rightful (adjective)

rightful, moralistic.

virtuous (adjective)

unsullied, righteous, respectable, decent, estimable, noble, clean-living, honorable, angelical, virtuous, Taintless, uncorrupted, upstanding, clean, creditable, pure, blameless, faultless, high-minded, unspotted, worthy, valorous, guiltless, ethical, good, heroic.

Sense 2 (noun)

innocent.

Sense 3 (noun)

didactical, didactic, moralizing.

Sense 4 (noun)

rightful.

Sense 5 (noun)

elevated.

aphorism (noun)

saying.

communication (noun)

lesson.

instruction (noun)

directive, principle, policy, rule, credo, motto, catchword, saw, axiom, precept, edict, saying, doctrine, teaching, adage, ordinance, dictum, instruction, byword, bidding, code, proverb.

lesson (noun)

lesson.

lesson, proverb (noun)

maxim, saw, precept, saying, dictum, motto, rule, axiom, adage.

maxim (noun)

maxim.

moral (noun)

ethical, chaste, virtuous, close, lesson, right, mental, moralistic, righteous, incorrupt, near, clean, conscientious, clean-living.

moralizing (noun)

moralizing, didactic, preachy.

moral principle (noun)

ethic.

Usage examples for moral:

  • If that's moral sense I ain't takin' none. - "Colorado Jim", George Goodchild.
  • Nor did he delay in laying plans for the efforts he hoped would aid in changing the moral tone of the town. - "The Heart of Canyon Pass", Thomas K. Holmes.
  • Sun of the moral world! - "The Columbiad", Joel Barlow.

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