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Morally good or correct behaviour

virtue

noun

a way of behaving in which you do what is morally right and avoid things that are morally wrong

goodness

noun

the quality of being morally good

purity

noun

the condition of being pure, especially in moral behaviour

decency

noun

behaviour that is moral, good, or reasonable

respectability

noun

the quality of obeying the moral or social standards that are accepted by most people

integrity

noun

the quality of always behaving according to the moral principles that you believe in, so that people respect and trust you

propriety

noun

behaviour that follows accepted social or moral standards

honour

noun

the belief and practice of someone who has high moral standards

decencies

noun

standards of behaviour that are generally considered to be good

modesty

noun

behaviour, especially by women, that is designed to avoid causing sexual feelings in other people

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