Definitions for "MORAL"
Keywords:  lesson, fable, taught, tale, story
Serving to teach or convey a moral; as, a moral lesson; moral tales.
The inner meaning or significance of a fable, a narrative, an occurrence, an experience, etc.; the practical lesson which anything is designed or fitted to teach; the doctrine meant to be inculcated by a fiction; a maxim.
The lesson being taught by the story.
Keywords:  wrong, ethics, philosophy, sayd, holden
Conforming to a local and mutable standard of right. Having the quality of general expediency. It is sayd there be a raunge of mountaynes in the Easte, on one syde of the which certayn conducts are immorall, yet on the other syde they are holden in good esteeme; wherebye the mountayneer is much conveenyenced, for it is given to him to goe downe eyther way and act as it shall suite his moode, withouten offence. _Gooke's Meditations_
Relating to duty or obligation; pertaining to those intentions and actions of which right and wrong, virtue and vice, are predicated, or to the rules by which such intentions and actions ought to be directed; relating to the practice, manners, or conduct of men as social beings in relation to each other, as respects right and wrong, so far as they are properly subject to rules.
Conformed to accepted rules of right; acting in conformity with such rules; virtuous; just; as, a moral man. Used sometimes in distinction from religious; as, a moral rather than a religious life.
Supported by reason or probability; practically sufficient; -- opposed to legal or demonstrable; as, a moral evidence; a moral certainty.
based on strong likelihood or firm conviction rather than actual evidence; "a moral certainty"
Keywords:  evil, bad, judgement, good, teach
a judgement of goodness or badness
simply, totally and only - of or concerned with the judgment of the goodness or badness of human action and character; pertaining to good and evil. Designed to teach goodness or correctness of character and behavior; instructive of what is good and bad.
The distinction between good and evil
a meme trait
a trait of a Replicator that supports virtual traits, defined and explained in Definitions
A description that many theists use to describe the members of their own religion, despite the fact that a number of them break the law and their own commandments. (see immoral)
It is a conceptual structure that aims to satisfy the needs of a culture, the necessity of transcendence and the needs of individuals.
psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect; "a moral victory"; "moral support"
Keywords:  play, see
A morality play. See Morality, 5.
To moralize.