moral sense


noun

the ability to determine the rightness or wrongness of actions.

Nearby words

  1. moral hazard,
  2. moral majority,
  3. moral philosophy,
  4. moral re-armament,
  5. moral rearmament,
  6. moral support,
  7. moral theology,
  8. moral turpitude,
  9. morale,
  10. moralise

Origin of moral sense

First recorded in 1690–1700

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