moral


moral
01. It is our [moral] responsibility as parents to provide the best possible opportunities for our children.
02. Living together before marriage is against her [morals], so she would never consider it.
03. Aesop's fables always had a [moral] meant to teach the listeners an important lesson.
04. With parents increasingly busy in our modern society, it is often left to teachers to teach values and [morals] to children in school.
05. Michael Levin once suggested that there are situations in which torture is not merely permissible, but [morally] mandatory.
06. According to Jean Piaget, it is a child's interaction with peers that provides the social experiences crucial for the development of [morality].
07. Oscar Wilde once said that the books that the world calls [immoral] are the books that show the world its own shame.
08. Dietrich Bonhoeffer once observed that the test of the [morality] of a society is what it does for its children.
09. Mark Twain remarked that it is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and [moral] courage so rare.
10. Noel Coward once said, "The higher the buildings, the lower the [morals]."
11. According to Gandhi, commerce without [morality] is a sin.
12. Dr. Jack Kevorkian once said that when your conscience says a law is [immoral], you shouldn't follow it.
13. Writer Ernest Hemingway once said that what is [moral] is what you feel good after.
14. There is a French proverb which states that men make laws, but women make [morals].
15. Benjamin Franklin considered the eagle a bird of bad [moral] character because it lives by robbing food from others.
16. Some people may think living together before marriage is [immoral], but I think nowadays most people find it acceptable.
17. Ideas of [morality] vary widely from one culture to another.
18. In Tunisian culture, too much exposed skin is associated with loose [morals].
19. Sathya Sai Baba once observed that man is now able to soar into outer space, and reach up to the moon; but he is not [moral] enough to live at peace with his neighbor!
20. As children grow, they need to develop a sense of [morality] in order to be able to tell the difference between appropriate and inappropriate behaviors.
21. In the thirteenth century, the church was seen as the supreme authority, not only in regards to faith and [morals], but also in intellectual and political affairs.
22. The ancient Greeks believed that music possessed [moral] qualities and that it could affect a person's character and behavior.

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  • Moral — Moral …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • moral — moral, ale, aux [ mɔral, o ] adj. et n. m. • 1270; n. m. 1212; lat. moralis, de mores « mœurs » I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui concerne les mœurs, les habitudes et surtout les règles de conduite admises et pratiquées dans une société. Conscience morale. Sens… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Moral — Mor al, a. [F., fr. It. moralis, fr. mos, moris, manner, custom, habit, way of life, conduct.] 1. Relating to duty or obligation; pertaining to those intentions and actions of which right and wrong, virtue and vice, are predicated, or to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moral — bezeichnet zumeist die faktischen Handlungsmuster, konventionen, regeln oder prinzipien bestimmter Individuen, Gruppen oder Kulturen. So verstanden, sind die Ausdrücke Moral, Ethos oder Sitte weitgehend gleichbedeutend und werden beschreibend… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • moral — adj Moral, ethical, virtuous, righteous, noble are comparable when they mean conforming to a standard of what is right and good. Moral is the most comprehensive term of the group; in all of its pertinent senses it implies a relationship to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • moral — moral, ale (mo ral, ra l ) adj. 1°   Qui concerne les moeurs. Préceptes moraux. Réflexions morales. Les oeuvres morales de Plutarque. Sens, instinct moral.    Contes moraux, contes où l auteur a l intention de faire ressortir une leçon de morale …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • moral — MORÁL, Ă, morali, e, adj., s.n. I. adj. 1. Care aparţine moralei, conduitei admise şi practicate într o societate, care se referă la morală; etic; care este conform cu morala; cinstit, bun; moralicesc. ♦ Care conţine o învăţătură; moralizator. 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • moral — mòrāl m <G morála> DEFINICIJA 1. shvaćanje odnosa prema dobru i zlu u najširem smislu; ukupnost nepisanih društvenih načela, normi, ideala, običaja o ponašanju i odnosima među ljudima koji se nameću savjesti pojedinca i zajednice, u skladu… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • moral — adjetivo 1. De las costumbres o formas de comportamiento humanas: valor moral, reglas morales, superioridad moral. 2. Que no se funda en pruebas objetivas, sino en la conciencia de cada individuo: Tenías la obligación moral de pagar. 3.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • moral — [môr′əl, mär′əl; ] for n.4 [, mə ral′] adj. [ME < L moralis, of manners or customs < mos (gen. moris), pl. mores, manners, morals (see MOOD1): used by CICERO2 as transl. of Gr ēthikos] 1. relating to, dealing with, or capable of making the… …   English World dictionary

  • moral — I adjective aboveboard, bene moratus, bound by duty, commendable, conscientious, correct, creditable, decent, deserving, duteous, dutiful, estimable, ethical, exemplary, good, high minded, high principled, honest, honestus, honorable, idealistic …   Law dictionary


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