From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmorallymor‧al‧ly /ˈmɒrəli $ ˈmɔː-/ ●○○ adverb 1 GOOD/MORALaccording to moral principles about what is right and wrong What you did wasn’t illegal, but it was morally wrong. There is a belief that village life is somehow morally superior to city life. Such hypocrisy is morally indefensible. The Constitution is not morally neutral but is based on certain central values.2 → morally certain
Examples from the Corpusmorally• It is often difficult to behave morally.• His stark little ploy may succeed in appealing to the sartorially challenged, but the morally ambiguous generation behind him?• This Society aimed to popularise sanitary knowledge and thus to elevate the people physically, socially, morally and spiritually.• Had you said I was morally at fault because I was involved with some one, that would have been another story.• The conservative critique along such lines argues that liberalism is morally bankrupt.• Identification with one's community is, though not morally obligatory, a desirable state, at least if that community is reasonably just.• The government is morally obliged to do all it can for the refugees.• We are morally opposed to capital punishment.• He was morally opposed to the war.• Gao Yang glared at the would-be murderer feeling morally superior to some one for the first time in his life.• Both acts are morally wrong - Edward should not have abused his divine right and curried favour by dishing out peerages.• My belief that abortion is morally wrong is not based on religion.• It is morally wrong to punish someone for something they did not do.morally wrong• Such testimony was not necessarily regarded as morally wrong.• Why is insider dealing morally wrong?• No one says fire is morally wrong, and those who burn things are not inherently immoral.• Both acts are morally wrong - Edward should not have abused his divine right and curried favour by dishing out peerages.• Killing the customs officer is morally wrong, of course.• I think it is morally wrong, though legally sanctioned by the new law.• It would be morally wrong to do otherwise.• On the other hand, the child who has some expectation that Lying will go unpunished sees nothing morally wrong with lying.