Definition of moral sense in English:

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moral sense

noun

[mass noun]
The ability to distinguish between right and wrong: my moral sense has been dulled by too many years here
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  • It may be, then, that I have the makings of a soulless, bloodless, heartless academic in me; it may be that I have no moral sense, no conscience, no shame.
  • Developing a public and private moral system and moral sense are essential to the humanist project.
  • Now, that's very hard to argue against, isn't it, because one man's moral conviction and moral sense is perhaps no better than another man's who might think very differently.

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