[ mawr-uh l kuhm-puh s, mor‐ ]
/ ˈmɔr əl ˈkʌm pəs, ˈmɒr‐ /
an internalized set of values and objectives that guide a person with regard to ethical behavior and decision-making: a rebellious teenager without a moral compass.
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Origin of moral compass
First recorded in 1840–45
Words nearby moral compass
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