Moral and Morale

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Moral and Morale :

If you are trying to make people behave properly, you are policing their morals; if you are just trying to keep their spirits up, you are trying to maintain their morale.

“Moral” is accented on the first syllable, “morale” on the second.

“Amoral” is a rather technical word meaning “unrelated to morality.”

When you mean to denounce someone’s behavior, call it “immoral.”

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