1. moral, lesson, meaning, significance, signification, import

usage: the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"


1. moral (vs. immoral), chaste, clean, clean-living, moralistic, righteous, incorrupt, chaste, good, honorable#2, honourable, righteous, virtuous

usage: concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life"

2. moral, mental (vs. physical)

usage: psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect; "a moral victory"; "moral support"

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