What does the word morality mean?

Usage examples for morality

  1. On the other hand I have never pretended that all my acts could be justified by abstract morality. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  2. " Morality begins with the law," said the priest. – Eve and David by 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 by Mario Uchard