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mo•ral•i•ty



Pronunciation: (mu-ral'i-tē, mô-), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties for 4–6.

1. conformity to the rules of right conduct; moral or virtuous conduct.
2. moral quality or character.
3. virtue in sexual matters; chastity.
4. a doctrine or system of morals.
5. moral instruction; a moral lesson, precept, discourse, or utterance.
6. See morality play.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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