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Definition of "morals" []

  • Plural form of moral. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "morals" in a sentence
  • "For when morals are described as a mere physical science, founded on man's organization, his interests and passions, -- when the treatise, according to its _second_ title, is professedly an attempt to expound the _physical principles of morals_, -- and when, in pursuance of this plan, all the principles of"
  • "Church alone has a right to fix the limits between its domain and that of the state -- a dangerous and inadmissible principle, since under the term morals the Church comprises all the relations of men to each other, and asserts that whatever does not assist her oppresses her."
  • "If it were nothing more than this, it would be absurd and negligible, because futile; for what we call morals are only the observances which the conditions of life impose upon a people; and an act depends, for its moral status, upon its relation to those conditions."