sense of right and wrong

NOUN
  1. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
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  • But humanity hungers for a sense of right and wrong, for some absolute moral values.
  • An unerring sense of right and wrong should be a cardinal quality of any corporate leader.
  • His sense of right and wrong became fluid with confusion; he saw no sign of anything to eat; and the loud howl of an injured heart began to issue from the coaly rampart of neglected teeth. Mary Anerley
  • What takes priority, our so called naturalistic sense of right and wrong or our biological desire to sexually copulate, which is essential for self preservation. Child Abuse Alert
  • My mum's problem is that her sense of right and wrong - her morals - is more important to her than her own safety.
  • For instance, most of the embezzlers just have no sense of right and wrong, therefore they should be reformed rather than be treated as counter- revolutionaries.
  • How in one walk of life a person can have such a rigid sense of right and wrong - and in another he can operate with a total disregard for principle, integrity and fair play.
  • When we desire something in life(Sentence dictionary), there is a tendency to justify our actions and excuse behavior that is out of harmony with our deep down sense of right and wrong.
  • Gloomy and takes a somewhat sadistic pleasure in terrifying enemies, but has some sense of right and wrong. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Sandman’s Review Forum
  • Ground yourself in the feeling that comes from reflecting upon what you believe in, doing what feels right to you and living by your own convictions, counsel and sense of right and wrong.
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