definition of ethicalness by The Free Dictionary

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eth·i·cal

 (ĕth′ĭ-kəl)

adj.

1. Of, relating to, or dealing with ethics: an ethical treatise.

2. Being in accordance with the accepted principles of right and wrong that govern the conduct of a profession: an ethical act. See Synonyms at moral.

3. Relating to or being a drug dispensed solely on the prescription of a physician.


eth′i·cal·ly adv.

eth′i·cal·ness, eth′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.

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ethicalness

noun

The moral quality of a course of action:

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