moral

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activity that transgresses moral or civil law actus reus , misconduct , wrongdoing , wrongful conduct
short moral story (often with animal characters) allegory , apologue , fable , parable
moral or immoral, neither amoral
doctrine that moral distinctions are invalid amoralism
someone who adheres to the doctrine that ordinary moral distinctions are invalid amoralist
rejection of moral and religious values anarchism , nihilism
moral or religious belief, repudiation of all anarchism , nihilism
moral standards and values, erosion of anomie
lack of moral standards in a society anomie , anomy
United States reformer who led moral crusades against art and literature that he considered obscene (1844-1915) Anthony Comstock , Comstock
theological doctrine that by faith and God's grace a Christian is freed from all laws (including the moral standards of the culture) antinomianism
fable or tale with moral apologue
story with moral apologue , exemplum , fable , parable
English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980) Baron Snow of Leicester , C. P. Snow , Charles Percy Snow , Snow
moral corruption baseness , decadence , depravity , dry rot , filth , turpitude
English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003) Bernanrd Arthur Owen Williams , Sir Bernanrd Williams , Williams
novel about moral, intellectual development of youth bildungsroman
branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences bioethics
disobedience of the law, moral conduct, or a promise breach
moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas casuistry
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