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Definition of morality noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. moralities)
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  1. 1[uncountable] principles concerning right and wrong or good and bad behavior matters of public/private morality Standards of morality seem to be dropping.
  2. 2[uncountable] the degree to which something is right or wrong, good or bad, etc. according to moral principles a debate on the morality of abortion
  3. 3[uncountable, countable] a system of moral principles followed by a particular group of people synonym ethic compare
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