(noun, adjective)


1. 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

Similar word(s): chaste, good, honorable, honourable, chaste, clean, moralistic, righteous, righteous, virtuous

2. psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect

- a moral victory

- moral support

Similar word(s): mental

Sentences with moral as an adjective:

- moral judgments;

- a moral obligation

- a moral agent

- a moral certainty

- a moral victory;


1. the significance of a story or event

- the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor

Similar word(s): lesson

Definition categories: communication, import, meaning, significance, signification

Sentences with moral as a noun:

- The moral of the The Boy Who Cried Wolf is that if you repeatedly lie, people won't believe you when you tell the truth.