ethical motive

ethical motive
motivation based on ideas of right and wrong (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑ethics, ↑morals, ↑morality
Derivationally related forms: ↑moralistic (for: ↑morality), ↑ethical (for: ↑ethics), ↑ethicist (for: ↑ethics), ↑ethician (for: ↑ethics)
Hypernyms: ↑motivation, ↑motive, ↑need

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