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1. morality

noun. ['ˌmɔˈræləˌtiː'] concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct.

Synonyms

  • rightness
  • good
  • righteousness
  • conscience
  • quality
  • virtue
  • chastity
  • sexual morality
  • impure
  • immoral
  • pure
  • goodness

Antonyms

  • unrighteousness
  • evil
  • wrongness
  • impure
  • pure
  • immorality
  • immoral
  • evilness

Etymology

  • moralité (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Morality

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  • homosexuality
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  • municipality
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  • universality
  • theatricality
  • practicality
  • impersonality
  • congeniality
  • bisexuality
  • sensuality
  • musicality
  • irrationality
  • hospitality
  • criticality
  • abnormality
  • triviality
  • sexuality
  • partiality
  • nationality
  • commonality
  • actuality
  • unreality
  • normality
  • neutrality
  • mortality
  • mentality
  • liberality

Example sentences of the word morality


1. Noun, singular or mass
The hero of a morality play was a symbolic representation of the human condition as a whole.

2. Adjective
Is morality objective or does it vary with each situation?

Quotes containing the word morality


1. The roles of art, morality, religion, political faith, science itself are not to repair organic exhaustion nor to provide sound functioning of the organs. All this supraphysical life is built and expanded not because of the demands of the cosmic environment but because of the demands of the social environment.
- Emile Durkheim

2. The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.
- Frederick Lewis Donaldson

3. Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

2. morality

noun. ['ˌmɔˈræləˌtiː'] motivation based on ideas of right and wrong.

Synonyms

  • scruples
  • Christ Within
  • ethical motive
  • conscience
  • hedonism
  • sense of right and wrong
  • need
  • Light
  • moral sense
  • morals
  • ethics
  • Light Within
  • Inner Light
  • motive

Antonyms

  • conscientiousness
  • obviate
  • wealth
  • inessential

Etymology

  • moralité (Anglo-Norman)
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