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moral certainty Syllabification: mor·al cer·tain·ty

Definition of moral certainty in English:


Probability so great as to allow no reasonable doubt: it enjoys moral certainty and consequently has a normative role
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  • And I guess, from a standpoint of the criminal case, you know, it was a question of whether or not the evidence was proven beyond a reasonable doubt to moral certainty.
  • We don't know that beyond a reasonable doubt and a moral certainty, but I believe he's still alive, myself.
  • Arnold thus knew with moral certainty that within minutes of anyone complaining about his insult, Hans and Franz would be experiencing a comeback.
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