[ met-uh-eth-iks, met-uh-eth- ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈɛθ ɪks, ˈmɛt əˌɛθ- /
noun (usually used with a singular verb)
the philosophy of ethics dealing with the meaning of ethical terms, the nature of moral discourse, and the foundations of moral principles.
Words nearby metaethics
OTHER WORDS FROM metaethicsmet·a·eth·i·cal, adjective
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