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

2 senses of moral principle

Sense 1
ethic, moral principle, value-system, value orientation -- (the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group; "the Puritan ethic"; "a person with old-fashioned values")
       => principle -- (a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles")

Sense 2
moral principle -- (the principle that conduct should be moral)
       => principle, precept -- (rule of personal conduct)

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