“If you have any kind of conscience or morals … Right about now you should be typing your resignation,” one user tweeted.
A lack of morality can lead to bad behavior—but can behaving badly make us lose our morals?
He ends by summing up the morals of the story in a series of earnest non-sequiturs, mostly having to do with tolerance.
He had a golden opportunity to join Scalia and make a morals case, or make his own morals case, but he did not.
Some believe you need to be taught to disapprove of her morals and ethics.
Between righteousness and morals the difference is important.
Mr Rastle had no opinion to offer on this question of morals.
This applies, not only to morals, but to the minor morals—the manners.
Oh, I don't mean she's got the morals of a cat or anything like that.
There were those who, if pressed, would have conceded that Reginald had no morals.
mid-14c., "pertaining to character or temperament" (good or bad), from Old French moral (14c.) and directly from Latin moralis "proper behavior of a person in society," literally "pertaining to manners," coined by Cicero ("De Fato," II.i) to translate Greek ethikos (see ethics) from Latin mos (genitive moris) "one's disposition," in plural, "mores, customs, manners, morals," of uncertain origin. Perhaps sharing a PIE root with English mood (1).
Meaning "morally good, conforming to moral rules," is first recorded late 14c. of stories, 1630s of persons. Original value-neutral sense preserved in moral support, moral victory (with sense of "pertaining to character as opposed to physical action"). Related: Morally.
"moral exposition of a story," c.1500, from moral (adj.) and from French moral and Late Latin morale.