Ethicalness



[eth-i-kuh l] /ˈɛθ ɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality; pertaining to right and wrong in conduct.
2.
being in accordance with the rules or standards for right conduct or practice, especially the standards of a profession:
It was not considered ethical for physicians to advertise.
3.
(of drugs) sold only upon medical prescription.
/ˈɛθɪkəl/
adjective
1.
in accordance with principles of conduct that are considered correct, esp those of a given profession or group
2.
of or relating to ethics
3.
(of a medicinal agent) available legally only with a doctor’s prescription or consent
adj.

c.1600, “pertaining to morality,” from ethic + -al (1). Related: Ethicality; ethically.

ethical eth·i·cal (ěth’ĭ-kəl)
adj.

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