Meaning of “moral” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈmɒrəl/
Extra Examples
You have a moral duty to tell the truth.I admire the strength of his moral convictions.The profession maintains high moral standards.The law did not reflect his own moral principles.His essay discusses some very tricky moral questions.
RIGHT AND WRONG [ always before noun ]

B2 relating to beliefs about what is right or wrong:

a moral issue

behaving in a way that most people think is correct and honest:

He's a very moral person.
→ Opposite immoral → Compare amoral
morally adverb


morally wrong

(Definition of “moral adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)