morality

Part of speech: noun

The doctrine of man's moral duties; ethics; moral conduct; virtue.

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Usage examples "morality":

  1. On the other hand I have never pretended that all my acts could be justified by abstract morality. - "Democracy An American Novel", Henry Adams.
  2. " Morality begins with the law," said the priest. - "Eve and David", Honore de Balzac.
  3. The morality of a given book, madam, depends entirely upon the morality of its author, who respects himself first by respecting his public, and who will not lead the latter into bad company, not wishing to corrupt it with bad sentiments. - "French and Oriental Love in a Harem", Mario Uchard.