Morales



[muh-ral] /məˈræl/

noun
1.
emotional or mental condition with respect to cheerfulness, confidence, zeal, etc., especially in the face of opposition, hardship, etc.:
the morale of the troops.
/mɒˈrɑːl/
noun
1.
the degree of mental or moral confidence of a person or group; spirit of optimism
n.

1752, “moral principles or practice,” from French morale “morality, good conduct,” from fem. of Old French moral “moral” (see moral (adj.)). Meaning “confidence” (especially in a military context) first recorded 1831, from confusion with French moral (French distinguishes le moral “temperament” and la morale “morality”).

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