moral ambiguity

Definition of moral ambiguity

  1. :  a lack of certainty about whether something is right or wrong

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behavior :  ethical

    :  expressing or teaching a conception of right behavior

    :  conforming to a standard of right behavior

  1. :  the moral significance or practical lesson (as of a story)

    :  a passage pointing out usually in conclusion the lesson to be drawn from a story

    :  moral practices or teachings :  modes of conduct

  1. :  the quality or state of being ambiguous especially in meaning

    :  a word or expression that can be understood in two or more possible ways :  an ambiguous word or expression

    :  uncertainty

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