Definition of Moral excellence
1. Noun. The quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong.
Generic synonyms: Good, Goodness
Derivative terms: Virtuous, Virtuous
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Literary usage of Moral excellence
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1. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"INTELLECT AND moral excellence From "Address on the Responsibilities of Men of Genius," Delivered at ... It is intellect associated with moral excellence. ..."
2. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Mind by Thomas Brown (1846)
"... to retain then the common form of expression, may be considered in two lights, as it relates to the cultivation of our moral excellence, and to the ..."
3. The Christian Spectator (1821)
"The description of man's moral nature under the term flesh, decides that there is in man by nature no moral excellence, different from holiness, ..."
4. Elements of Moral Philosophy by Jasper Adams (1837)
"And as the object of religious worship will always be, in some measure, the object of imitation, hence arises a fixed standard of moral excellence ; by the ..."
5. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"When Mr Hume says, "The necessity of justice to the support of society is the sole foundation of that virtue : and since no moral excellence is more highly ..."
6. British Moralists by Lewis Amherst Selby-Bigge (1897)
"object of its reflex contemplation, this high sense of moral excellence is approved above all other abilities. ******** 474 That disposition therefore which ..."