moral excellence

  • 1 moral excellence — index principle (virtue), probity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 moral excellence — noun the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong • Syn: ↑virtue, ↑virtuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑virtuous (for: ↑virtuousness), ↑virtuous (for …

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  • 3 Moral character — or character is an evaluation of a particular individual s durable moral qualities. The concept of character can imply a variety of attributes including the existence or lack of virtues such as integrity, courage, fortitude, honesty, and loyalty …

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  • 4 excellence — excellence, merit, virtue, perfection are comparable when meaning a quality or feature of a person or thing that gives him or it especial worth or value. Excellence applies to a quality or feature in which the person or thing excels or surpasses… …

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  • 5 moral — adj Moral, ethical, virtuous, righteous, noble are comparable when they mean conforming to a standard of what is right and good. Moral is the most comprehensive term of the group; in all of its pertinent senses it implies a relationship to… …

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  • 6 moral — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin moralis, from mor , mos custom Date: 14th century 1. a. of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behavior ; ethical < moral judgments > b. expressing or teaching a… …

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  • 7 moral — 1. adjective 1) moral issues Syn: ethical, social, having to do with right and wrong 2) a moral man Syn: virtuous, good, righteous, upright, upstanding, high minded, principled, honorable …

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  • 8 excellence — [ ɛkselɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1160; lat. excellentia, de excellere → exceller 1 ♦ Littér. Degré éminent de perfection qu une personne, une chose, a en son genre. ⇒ perfection, supériorité. L excellence d un vin. « S ils connaissaient l excellence de l… …

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  • 9 moral - morality - morale — ◊ moral Moral is used as an adjective, a count noun, or a plural noun. When you use it as an adjective, it means relating to right and wrong behaviour . I have noticed a fall in moral standards. It is our moral duty to stay. The moral of a story… …

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  • 10 Excellence — Vertu Voir « vertu » sur le Wiktionnaire …

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  • 11 virtue — Moral excellence. Chastity. Effect. Efficacy …

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  • 12 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 13 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 14 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 15 goodness — goodness, virtue, rectitude, morality are comparable and very general terms denoting moral excellence. Goodness is the broadest of these terms; it suggests an excellence so deeply established that it is often felt as inherent or innate rather… …

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  • 16 Virtue — (Latin virtus ; Greek Polytonic|ἀρετή) is moral excellence. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting individual and collective well being, and thus good by definition. The opposite of virtue is vice.Etymologically the word virtue… …

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  • 17 virtue — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Moral uprightness Nouns 1. virtue; virtuousness, goodness; morality; moral rectitude; integrity, probity; nobleness; prudence; morals, ethics, duty; work ethic; cardinal virtues; merit, worth, excellence …

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  • 18 Confucianism — Confucianist, n., adj. /keuhn fyooh sheuh niz euhm/, n. the system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and… …

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  • 19 virtue — virtueless, adj. virtuelessness, n. /verr chooh/, n. 1. moral excellence; goodness; righteousness. 2. conformity of one s life and conduct to moral and ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude. 3. chastity; virginity: to lose one s virtue. 4. a …

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  • 20 De (Chinese) — Taoism portal Taoism …

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