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English definition of “morally”

morally

adverb uk   /ˈmɒr.əl.i/ us    /ˈmɔːr-/
B2 based on principles that you or people in general consider to be right, honest, or acceptable: Morally, you're right, but in practice I don't think it would work. For a teacher to hit a child is not just morally wrong but also illegal. She thinks she's morally superior to the rest of us.
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