Webster Definition for "MORALE"

mo. rale \m*-' ral\ n [in sense 1, fr. F, fr. fem. of moral, adj.; in other senses, modif. of F] moral morale, fr. moral, adj. 1: moral principles, teachings, or conduct 2a: the mental and emotional attitudes of an individual to the function or tasks expected of him by his group and loyalty to it 2b: a sense of common purpose with respect to a group: ESPRIT DE CORPS 3: a state of individual psychological well-being based on such factors as a sense of purpose and confidence in the future

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