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)

(01 Mar 1998)

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