Used in reference to a person’s ability to judge what is right and wrong and act accordingly: he is by no means the only senior politician who has mislaid his moral compass
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- "We will protect you," they say, but their moral compasses point toward money.
- Jeff tries to act as a sort of moral compass to Johnny, but usually all he gets for his trouble is some harsh words.
- It suggests a similarly false image of a helpless teen without a moral compass, at the mercy of "bad influences."
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