moral Synonyms & Definition

• Moral

  1. (n.) A morality play. See Morality, 5.
  2. (v. i.) To moralize.
  3. (a.) Supported by reason or probability; practically sufficient; -- opposed to legal or demonstrable; as, a moral evidence; a moral certainty.
  4. (a.) 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.
  5. (a.) Capable of right and wrong action or of being governed by a sense of right; subject to the law of duty.
  6. (n.) 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.
  7. (a.) 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.
  8. (a.) Acting upon or through ones moral nature or sense of right, or suited to act in such a manner; as, a moral arguments; moral considerations. Sometimes opposed to material and physical; as, moral pressure or support.
  9. (a.) Serving to teach or convey a moral; as, a moral lesson; moral tales.
  10. (n.) The doctrine or practice of the duties of life; manner of living as regards right and wrong; conduct; behavior; -- usually in the plural.
Synonyms:
Ethical, Honorable, Lesson,

• Moralization

  1. (n.) The act of moralizing; moral reflections or discourse.
  2. (n.) Explanation in a moral sense.
Synonyms:
Moralizing,

• Morally

  1. (adv.) According to moral rules; virtuously.
  2. (adv.) In moral qualities; in disposition and character; as, one who physically and morally endures hardships.
  3. (adv.) In a moral or ethical sense; according to the rules of morality.
  4. (adv.) In a manner calculated to serve as the basis of action; according to the usual course of things and human judgment; according to reason and probability.

• Moralized

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Moralize

• Morality

  1. (n.) A kind of allegorical play, so termed because it consisted of discourses in praise of morality between actors representing such characters as Charity, Faith, Death, Vice, etc. Such plays were occasionally exhibited as late as the reign of Henry VIII.
  2. (n.) The practice of the moral duties; rectitude of life; conformity to the standard of right; virtue; as, we often admire the politeness of men whose morality we question.
  3. (n.) The quality of an action which renders it good; the conformity of an act to the accepted standard of right.
  4. (n.) The relation of conformity or nonconformity to the moral standard or rule; quality of an intention, a character, an action, a principle, or a sentiment, when tried by the standard of right.
  5. (n.) Intent; meaning; moral.
  6. (n.) The doctrines or rules of moral duties, or the duties of men in their social character; ethics.
Synonyms:
Ethics,

• Moralist

  1. (n.) One who practices moral duties; a person who lives in conformity with moral rules; one of correct deportment and dealings with his fellow-creatures; -- sometimes used in contradistinction to one whose life is controlled by religious motives.
  2. (n.) One who moralizes; one who teaches or animadverts upon the duties of life; a writer of essays intended to correct vice and inculcate moral duties.
Synonyms:
Disciplinarian, Martinet,

• Moralities

  1. (pl. ) of Morality

• Moraler

  1. (n.) A moralizer.

• Moralize

  1. (v. t.) To give a moral quality to; to affect the moral quality of, either for better or worse.
  2. (v. t.) To furnish with moral lessons, teachings, or examples; to lend a moral to.
  3. (v. i.) To make moral reflections; to regard acts and events as involving a moral.
  4. (v. t.) To render moral; to correct the morals of.
  5. (v. t.) To apply to a moral purpose; to explain in a moral sense; to draw a moral from.
Synonyms:
Preachify, Sermonize,

• Morale

  1. (a.) The moral condition, or the condition in other respects, so far as it is affected by, or dependent upon, moral considerations, such as zeal, spirit, hope, and confidence; mental state, as of a body of men, an army, and the like.


Moral Meaning in Urdu

Moral Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Moral" which means "اخلاقی" Ikhlaqi in Urdu. Moral meaning in Urdu has been searched 52856 (fifty-two thousand eight hundred and fifty-six) times till 24 Apr, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is Ikhlaqi nake chalan salah for the word Moral. The definitions of the word Moral has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Moral, like Ethical, Honorable, Lesson Moralizing Ethics Disciplinarian, Martinet Preachify, Sermonize . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Moral in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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