Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun moral

1 sense of moral

Sense 1
moral, lesson -- (the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor")
       => meaning, significance, signification, import -- (the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous")

Antonyms of adj moral

2 senses of moral

Sense 1
moral (vs. immoral) -- (concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life")

immoral (vs. moral) -- (deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong)
        => debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast -- (unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women")
        => disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking -- (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time")
        => scrofulous -- (morally contaminated; "denounce the scrofulous wealth of the times"- J.D.Hart)

Sense 2
moral -- (psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect; "a moral victory"; "moral support")

INDIRECT (VIA mental) -> physical -- (involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance")

Similarity of adj moral

2 senses of moral

Sense 1
moral (vs. immoral) -- (concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life")
       => chaste -- (abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse)
       => clean, clean-living -- (morally pure; "led a clean life")
       => moralistic -- (narrowly and conventionally moral)
       => righteous -- (morally justified; "righteous indignation")
       => incorrupt -- (free of corruption or immorality)
          Also See-> chaste#1; good#3; honorable#2, honourable#1; righteous#1; virtuous#1

Sense 2
moral -- (psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect; "a moral victory"; "moral support")
       => mental (vs. physical) -- (involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects")

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