philosophy dealing with the principles of morality; ethics.
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- moral compass,
- moral hazard,
- moral majority,
- moral re-armament,
- moral rearmament,
- moral sense,
- moral support,
- moral theology
Origin of moral philosophy
First recorded in 1600–10
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the branch of philosophy dealing with both argument about the content of morality and meta-ethical discussion of the nature of moral judgment, language, argument, and value
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