Definition of moral compass in English:

moral compass

Syllabification: mor·al com·pass


  • 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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    • He was bereft of any moral compass.
    • Emotional responses can act as a moral compass in responding to the other and in guiding one's sense of the situation.
    • Society has lost its moral compass and sense of certainty about right and wrong.

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