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moral

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Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.
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See also Moral, and morâl

English

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
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Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behaviour, especially for teaching right behaviour.
    moral judgments, a moral poem
  2. Conforming to a standard of right behaviour; sanctioned by or operative on one's conscience or ethical judgment.
    a moral obligation
  3. Capable of right and wrong action.
    a moral agent
  4. Probable but not proved.
    a moral certainty
  5. Positively affecting the mind, confidence, or will.
    a moral victory, moral support

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Noun

Singular
moral

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The ethical significance or practical lesson.
  2. Moral practices or teachings: modes of conduct.

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Spanish

Adjective

moral m. and f. (plural morales)

  1. moral

Noun

moral f. (plural morales)

Singular
moral f.

Plural
morales f.

  1. moral

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