n. morals; study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.
Matthew, who happens to be a bit lacking in ethics, is a key executive for a major pharmaceutical company.
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And so for history, the insoluble mystery presented by the incompatibility of free will and inevitability does not exist as it does for theology, ethics, and philosophy.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Baptist Church (and, somewhat less, the Methodist, Congregational, and Presbyterian Churches) is the perfect, the divinely ordained standard in music, oratory, philanthropy, and ethics.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
As far as social ethics were concerned Eustacia approached the savage state, though in emotion she was all the while an epicure.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
His religion became darker and more intense, and into his ethics crept a note of revenge, into his songs a day of reckoning close at hand.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
She had never seen her husband in this mood before; and her gentle system of ethics seemed to bend like a reed in the surges of such passions.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
And some people said that Madame Stahl had made her social position as a philanthropic, highly religious woman; other people said she really was at heart the highly ethical being, living for nothing but the good of her fellow creatures, which she represented herself to be.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context