[mawr-uh-lee, mor-]
in a moral manner.
from a moral point of view: morally reprehensible.
virtually; practically.

1350–1400; Middle English; see moral, -ly Unabridged
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moral (ˈmɒrəl)
1.  concerned with or relating to human behaviour, esp the distinction between good and bad or right and wrong behaviour: moral sense
2.  adhering to conventionally accepted standards of conduct
3.  based on a sense of right and wrong according to conscience: moral courage; moral law
4.  having psychological rather than tangible effects: moral support
5.  having the effects but not the appearance of (victory or defeat): a moral victory; a moral defeat
6.  having a strong probability: a moral certainty
7.  law (of evidence, etc) based on a knowledge of the tendencies of human nature
8.  the lesson to be obtained from a fable or event: point the moral
9.  a concise truth; maxim
10.  (plural) principles of behaviour in accordance with standards of right and wrong
[C14: from Latin mōrālis relating to morals or customs, from mōs custom]

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Example sentences
Distinct cultures represent unique visions of life itself, morally inspired and
  inherently right.
Trying to fit in would sometimes put me in a morally uncomfortable position.
It is morally wrong of you to apply today's ethics to historical events.
It's not really something that one can get morally outraged about, since
  science is extremely expensive.
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