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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mor·al·ly, adv.
 1. In a moral or ethical sense; according to the rules of morality.
    By good, good morally so called, =\“bonum honestum” ought chiefly to be understood.\=   --South.
 2. According to moral rules; virtuously. “To live morally.”
 3. In moral qualities; in disposition and character; as, one who physically and morally endures hardships.
 4. In a manner calculated to serve as the basis of action; according to the usual course of things and human judgment; according to reason and probability.
    It is morally impossible for an hypocrite to keep himself long upon his guard.   --L'Estrange.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: with respect to moral principles; "morally unjustified"
      2: in a moral manner; "he acted morally under the
         circumstances" [syn: virtuously] [ant: immorally]