HyperDic: ethical_motive

English > 1 sense of the expression ethical motive:
NOUNmotiveethical motive, ethics, morals, moralitymotivation based on ideas of right and wrong
English > ethical motive: 1 sense > noun 1, motive
Meaningmotivation based on ideas of right and wrong.
Synonymsethics, morals, morality
NarrowerInner Light, Light, Light Within, Christ WithinA divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
conscience, scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrongmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
hedonismThe pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle
Broadermotivation, motive, needThe psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
Spanishética, moralidad, moral
Catalanètica, moralitat, moral

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