See also: morāle and morālē

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French moral.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
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morale (countable and uncountable, plural morales)

  1. The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.
    After the layoffs, morale was at an all time low; the staff were so dispirited nothing was getting done.
    Morale is an important quality in soldiers. With good morale they'll charge into a hail of bullets; without it they won't even cross a street.
    A morale-boosting exercise
    • 2012 November 2, Ken Belson, New York Times[1]:
      Proponents of the race — notably Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mary Wittenberg, director of the marathon — said the event would provide a needed morale boost, as well as an economic one.

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Welsh: morâl

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From moralo +‎ -e.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [moˈrale]
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra‧le

AdverbEdit

morale

  1. morally

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

morale f (plural morales)

  1. Ethics, morality

AdjectiveEdit

morale

  1. feminine singular of moral

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mōrālem, form of mōrālis, derived from mōs (custom, way; law).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /moˈra.le/
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: mo‧rà‧le

AdjectiveEdit

morale (plural morali)

  1. moral

NounEdit

morale f (plural morali)

  1. morals
  2. moral philosophy

NounEdit

morale m (plural morali)

  1. morale

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mōrāle

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of mōrālis

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English morale, from French moral, from Middle French moral, from Old French moral, from Latin mōrālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɔˈra.lɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -alɛ
  • Syllabification: mo‧ra‧le

NounEdit

morale n (indeclinable)

  1. morale (capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal)
  2. morals

NounEdit

morale

  1. locative singular of morał
  2. vocative singular of morał

Further readingEdit

  • morale in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • morale in Polish dictionaries at PWN