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Definition 1: concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct - [noun denoting attribute]

(morality is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of morality ) morality with respect to sexual relations

(... is a kind of morality ) moral excellence or admirableness

"there is much good to be found in people"

(... is a kind of morality ) conformity to one's own sense of right conduct

"a person of unflagging conscience"

(... is a kind of morality ) according with conscience or morality

(... is a kind of morality ) adhering to moral principles

(... are attributes of morality) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

"moral sense" "a moral scrutiny" "a moral lesson" "a moral quandary" "moral convictions" "a moral life"

(... are attributes of morality) deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

(... are attributes of morality) (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless

"I felt pure and sweet as a new baby" "pure as the driven snow"

(... are attributes of morality) (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene

"impure thoughts"

Definition 2: motivation based on ideas of right and wrong - [noun denoting motive]

Synonyms for morality in the sense of this definition

(morality is a kind of ...) the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

"we did not understand his motivation" "he acted with the best of motives"

(... is a kind of morality ) the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle

(... is a kind of morality ) motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions

(... is a kind of morality ) a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

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