(In some systems of ethics) an absolute principle defining the criteria of right action (whether conceived as a divine ordinance or a truth of reason).
More example sentences
- Many (if not most) moral systems rely on absolute moral laws that are taken to be objectively true.
- God and religion don't guarantee ‘the moral law of human kind’.
- However, the principles of the moral law - the Ten Commandments - were not abrogated.
Definition of moral law in:
- The British & World English dictionary