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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morallyadverb

    with respect to moral principles

    "morally unjustified"

  2. morally, virtuouslyadverb

    in a moral manner

    "he acted morally under the circumstances"


  1. morallyadverb

    Relating to morals or ethics.

    Morally, it is a difficult issue to deal with.

  2. morallyadverb

    In keeping of requirements of morality.

    to behave morally

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morallyadverb

    in a moral or ethical sense; according to the rules of morality

  2. Morallyadverb

    according to moral rules; virtuously

  3. Morallyadverb

    in moral qualities; in disposition and character; as, one who physically and morally endures hardships

  4. Morallyadverb

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. morallyadverb

    In the manner of morals or ethics.

    It's morally just to provide each other with support where is it is just and fair to do so.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 2, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morally in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of morally in a Sentence

  1. Harry Kazianis:

    Just like in the old Soviet Union, Chinese scientists know that they will never get promoted or move up the ranks of the Chinese Communist Party by reporting bad news, problems or challenges — or successes or things that will make the party look good are rewarded, therefore, what scientist will speak out when another coronavirus is discovered out in the population or accidentally released? Doing what we consider the morally right thing is discouraged and looked down upon.

  2. George Santayana:

    A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.

  3. Northrop Frye:

    It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.

  4. Ben Sasse:

    The Biden Administration lied to hide the consequences of the President's morally indefensible decision to abandon our people in a war zone.

  5. Edward B. Wagner:

    Stop wasting jail space on prostitutes, drug users and other victimless criminals. Even if we find it morally acceptable to imprison these people for choices they make regarding their bodies, we must realize that we simply cannot afford to continue clogging the court system and the prison system with these harmless criminals.

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. helm
    • B. peccadillo
    • C. contempt
    • D. snap

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