from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Relating to morals or ethics.
  • adv. In keeping of requirements of morality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a moral or ethical sense; according to the rules of morality.
  • adv. According to moral rules; virtuously.
  • adv. In moral qualities; in disposition and character.
  • adv. In a manner calculated to serve as the basis of action; according to the usual course of things and human judgment; according to reason and probability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • From a moral point of view; with reference to the moral law; in a moral or ethical sense; ethically.
  • In accordance with moral law; rightly; virtuously; uprightly.
  • Virtually; practically; to all intents and purposes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a moral manner
  • adv. with respect to moral principles


moral +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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