Hypertext Webster Gateway: "morally"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Morally \Mor"al*ly\, adv.
1. In a moral or ethical sense; according to the rules of
morality.

By good, good morally so called, ``bonum honestum''
ought chiefly to be understood. --South.

2. According to moral rules; virtuously. ``To live morally.''
--Dryden.

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

4. 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.

It is morally impossible for an hypocrite to keep
himself long upon his guard. --L'Estrange.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

morally
adv 1: with respect to moral principles; "morally unjustified"
2: in a moral manner; "he acted morally under the
circumstances" [syn: {virtuously}] [ant: {immorally}]


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