Of, or belonging to, morals; treating of the moral feelings or duties; containing percepts of morality; moral; as, ethic discourses or epistles; an ethical system; ethical philosophy.
the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group; as, the Puritan ethic.
a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct.
a body of moral principles or values governing or distinctive of a group
a comprehensive statement concerning morality
an attitude ingrained by practice (a habit), but a "moral" is a principle taught by parents, teachers, ministers and books
a set of principles of right conduct
a set of principles or values that people use as a guide for knowing how to treat each other