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