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noun     moral pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1


    [plural] principles of right or wrong behavior that are generally accepted by a society
    have morals:

    He’s shown that he has no morals at all.

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] something that you can learn from a story or an experience
    moral of:

    The moral of the story is don’t believe everything you hear.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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