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Meaning of ETHICAL

Pronunciation:  'ethikul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior; "an ethical lawyer"; "ethical medical practice"; "an ethical problem"; "had no ethical objection to drinking"; "Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley
  2. [adj]  adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"; "had the moral courage to stand alone"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics; "ethical codes"; "ethical theories"

ETHICAL is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: honorable, honourable, moral
 Antonyms: unethical
 See Also: right



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: axiological, blameless, Christian, clean, conscientious, correct, creditable, decent, deferential, duteous, dutiful, elevated, erect, estimable, ethological, fair, full of integrity, good, highly respectable, high-minded, high-principled, honest, honorable, immaculate, inviolate, irreproachable, just, law-abiding, law-loving, law-revering, manly, moral, moralistic, noble, obedient, observant, open, principled, proper, pure, reputable, respectable, respectful, right, righteous, right-minded, scrupulous, spotless, stainless, sterling, straightforward, true-dealing, true-devoted, true-disposing, truehearted, true-souled, true-spirited, unblemished, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undefiled, unimpeachable, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untarnished, upright, uprighteous, upstanding, virtuous, worthy, yeomanly