简明英汉词典

moral
[5mCrEl]
adj.
道德(上)的, 精神的
n.
道德

美国传统词典[双解]

moral
mor.al
AHD:[m?r“…l, m?r“-]
D.J.[6m%8r*l, 6m%r-]
K.K.[6m%r*l, 6m$r-]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Of or concerned with the judgment of the goodness or badness of human action and character:
道德(上)的:对人类行为或品质好或坏的判断,或与之有关的:
moral scrutiny; a moral quandary.
道德上的审查;道德上的两难局面

(2)

Teaching or exhibiting goodness or correctness of character and behavior:
教导道德的:教授或展示品质及行为上的优点或正确的:
a moral lesson.
公民道德课

(3)

Conforming to standards of what is right or just in behavior; virtuous:
合乎道德的,有道德的:在行为上符合或遵从正确或正义标准的;有德行的:
a moral life.
合乎道德的生活

(4)

Arising from conscience or the sense of right and wrong:
基于良心的,道义上的:由个人良心或是非感而产生的:
a moral obligation.
道义上的责任

(5)

Having psychological rather than physical or tangible effects:
精神上的:心理上的而不是身体或实体影响的:
a moral victory; moral support.
精神上的胜利;精神支持

(6)

Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence:
内心确信的:基于很强的可能性或坚定的信服,而不是实在的证据的:
a moral certainty.
内心的把握
n.(名词)

(1)

The lesson or principle contained in or taught by a fable, a story, or an event.
寓意:包含在寓言、故事或事件中的;或被寓言、故事或事件教导的

(2)

A concisely expressed precept or general truth; a maxim.
格言:精确表达的知觉印象或普遍真理;格言

(3)

morals Rules or habits of conduct, especially of sexual conduct, with reference to standards of right and wrong:
morals 性道德,道德伦理:举止行为的规则和习惯,尤指性行为的伦理道德,根据正确和错误的标准来衡量:
a person of loose morals; a decline in the public morals.
行为放荡的人;公共道德的衰落

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from Latin m?3lis}
源自 拉丁语 m?3lis}

(4)

from m?s m?r- [custom] * see m?- 1
源自 m?s m?r- [习惯,风俗] *参见 m?- 1

继承用法

morally
adv.(副词)

参考词汇

(1)

moralethicalvirtuousrighteous

(2)

These adjectives mean in accord with principles or rules of right or good conduct.
这些形容词意为符合正确或好的行为的原则或规则。

(3)

Moral applies to personal character and behavior, especially sexual conduct, measured against prevailing standards of rectitude:
Moral 一词与个人品质及行为有关,特指性行为,依照普遍正确的水准来测量:
“The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot” (Mark Twain).
“人能分辨是非这一事实证明了他的智慧 较其它动物高一等; 但是他会做 错事的事实也证明了的他的 道德 较其它 不能做错事的动物低一等” (马克·吐温)。

(4)

Ethical stresses conformity with idealistic standards of right and wrong, as those applicable to the practices of lawyers and doctors:
Ethical 强调与理想中的是非标准保持一致,如律师和医生们遵循的适当准则:
“The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants” (Omar N. Bradley).
“这个世界取得了灿烂的一页,但却失去了良心。我们的世界是一个有核巨人和道德婴儿的世界” (奥马尔·恩·布雷德利)。

(5)

Virtuous implies moral excellence and loftiness of character; in a narrower sense it refers to sexual chastity:
Virtuous 暗示高尚的道德和高贵的品质,狭义指节制性欲的:
“The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous” (Frederick Douglass).
“只有当国人都诚实、正直且高尚的时候,国家生活才能得以保证” (佛雷德瑞克·道格拉斯)。

(6)

Righteous emphasizes moral uprightness and especially the absence of guilt or sin; when it is applied to actions, reactions, or impulses, it often implies justifiable outrage:
Righteous 强调道德方面的正直而且尤指没有罪恶或犯罪的;当它指行为、反应或欲望时,它常暗示有理由的愤怒:
“The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much” (James 5:16).
“能预知未来的热情的祈祷者是非常正直的人” (詹姆斯5:16)。
“He was . . . stirred by righteous wrath” (John Galsworthy).
“他被…激起极大的愤怒” (约翰·高尔斯渥西)

现代英汉词典

moral
[5mRr(E)l; (?@) 5mC:rEl]
adj.

(1)

道德上的
moral principles
道德原则
moral standards
道德标准

(2)

精神上的;道义上的
moral courage
具有正义感的

(3)

品行端正的;纯洁的
"The old gentleman claimed himself to be a very moral man, who had never told a lie in his life."
"这位老先生声称自己是个很有道德的人,他一生中从未说过一次谎。"

(4)

能辨别是非的

(5)

教训的
a moral lesson
道德教训

词性变化

moral
n.

(1)

寓意;教训
The moral of this story is that crime does not pay.
"这则故事的寓意是,犯罪是不值得的。"
The moral of the story is that 'Solidarity is strength'.
这个故事的教益在于'团结就是力量'。

(2)

(pl) 行为原则;性行为准则

现代英汉综合大辞典

moral
[5mCrEl]
adj.

(1)

道德上的, 道义上的, 精神上的; 心 理上的

(2)

品行端正的; 能分辨是非的

(3)

(虽未证明但)无疑的, 当然的

(4)

【逻】显然的, 可能的
a moral act
合乎道德的行为
moral standards
道德标准
a moral blow
精神上的打击
the moral sense
是非感
a moral teaching
教训
give sb.moral support
给某人道义上的支持
moral authority
道义
moral certainty
确实可靠
moral culture
德育
moral good
德行
moral outlook
人生观
moral principles
道义

词性变化

moral
[5mCrEl]
n.

(1)

寓意, 教训; 寓言剧(=allegorical play)

(2)

[pl. ]道德, 伦理 (学); (尤指男女间的)品行

(3)

[mC5rB:l](=morale)民心, 士气

(4)

[古]相对者; 逼肖者
corrupt moral
败坏道德
improve public morals
改进风气
She is the very moral of her mother.
她非常象她的母亲。

习惯用语

point a moral
提供一个道德上的教训; 证明[指出]一项道德真谛

参考词汇
moral     ethical     virtuous    
意思都含“道德的”、“伦理的”。

(1)

moral指“行动上、思想上遵照普遍接受的道德标准的”, 如:
a moral woman
有道德的 女性。

(2)

ethical 指“伦理的”、“合乎道德的”, 尤指“合乎职业道德或规矩的”, 如:
an ethical lawyer
有道德的律师。

(3)

virtuous 指“有道德的”、“善良的”、“正直的”, 如:
She was such a virtuous woman that everybody respected her.
她是个有道德的女性, 人人都尊敬她。

用法词典

moral
(来自拉丁语moralis
英文相关词典

moral
ethical    good    honorable    just    law-abiding    reputable    respectable    right    righteous    upstanding    virtuous    immoral    immorality    

美国传统词典

moral
mor.al
AHD:[m?r“…l, m?r“-]
D.J.[6m%8r*l, 6m%r-]
K.K.[6m%r*l, 6m$r-]
adj.

(1)

Of or concerned with the judgment of the goodness or badness of human action and character:
moral scrutiny; a moral quandary.

(2)

Teaching or exhibiting goodness or correctness of character and behavior:
a moral lesson.

(3)

Conforming to standards of what is right or just in behavior; virtuous:
a moral life.

(4)

Arising from conscience or the sense of right and wrong:
a moral obligation.

(5)

Having psychological rather than physical or tangible effects:
a moral victory; moral support.

(6)

Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence:
a moral certainty.
n.

(1)

The lesson or principle contained in or taught by a fable, a story, or an event.

(2)

A concisely expressed precept or general truth; a maxim.

(3)

morals Rules or habits of conduct, especially of sexual conduct, with reference to standards of right and wrong:
a person of loose morals; a decline in the public morals.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from Latin m?3lis}

(4)

from m?s m?r- [custom] * see m?- 1

继承用法

morally
adv.

参考词汇

(1)

moral, ethical, virtuous, righteous

(2)

These adjectives mean in accord with principles or rules of right or good conduct.

(3)

Moral applies to personal character and behavior, especially sexual conduct, measured against prevailing standards of rectitude:
“The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot” (Mark Twain).

(4)

Ethical stresses conformity with idealistic standards of right and wrong, as those applicable to the practices of lawyers and doctors:
“The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants” (Omar N. Bradley).

(5)

Virtuous implies moral excellence and loftiness of character; in a narrower sense it refers to sexual chastity:
“The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous” (Frederick Douglass).

(6)

Righteous emphasizes moral uprightness and especially the absence of guilt or sin; when it is applied to actions, reactions, or impulses, it often implies justifiable outrage:
“The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much” (James 5:16).
“He was . . . stirred by righteous wrath” (John Galsworthy).

英汉法学大词典

moral
n.道德

英汉航海大词典

moral
n.工作精神

英汉化学大词典

moral
adj.道德的,精神上的;n.教训,是非的原则

英汉经贸大词典

moral
n.工作精神

英汉计算机大词典

moral
adj.道德的(精神上的);n.教训(是非的原则)

英汉心理学大词典

moral
道德的

英汉医学大词典

moral
n.道德上的,精神上的

英汉中医大词典

moral
n.道德上的,精神上的

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