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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Customs of a group that are accepted by the group as moral.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is important to understand the social mores of a community before you try to become a member.
  • Romans used generally, for this idea, the term mores, and hence Cicero and
  • Michael's ignorance of social mores is the essence of the show.
  • The importance of mores is a universal trust to which study and experience continually bring us back. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.
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