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mor·al

(mōr'ăl)
1. Pertaining to the rightness or wrongness of an act.
2. Ethical; in accord with accepted rules of what is right.
3. Teaching or conveying a moral (i.e., a moral lession).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mor·al

(mōr'ăl)
1. Pertaining to the rightness or wrongness of an act.
2. Ethical; in accord with accepted rules of what is right.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Only a minority of the public believes either that abortion is morally wrong under all circumstances or that it is never a moral issue.
If some morally overriding reason, such as public safety, obliges an official to lie, then it also requires an explanation or apology for the deception later, after the crisis has passed.
Such a fiction is morally defective because it endorses an evil perspective and invites others to do likewise.
The latest reading, from a May 1-12 poll, shows that at least 60% of Americans find 10 of the behaviors to be morally acceptable.
"Hence, a morally illiterate person may think, speak, and behave in morally questionable, if not objectionable, ways.
Americans with at least some college education are more than twice as likely to say animal cloning was morally acceptable than those with a high school education or less -- 42% vs.
If abortion is morally acceptable, why would you put any limitation on when an abortion could be performed?
"Morally ambiguous characters," she says, "can actually make people feel better about their own actions in the real world.
Society, it would seem, can also be morally injured.
The issue I'd like to address here is related and equally clear: Who is morally responsible for the deaths of innocents in Gaza, such as Gazan children, who are killed by Israeli bombs?
AS a Christian I find it difficult to understand why it has taken Baroness Warsi so long to resign because her government's policies are, in her words, 'morally indefensible'.