ethical (adj.)

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

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Definitions of ethical from WordNet

ethical (adj.)
of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics;
ethical theories
ethical codes
ethical (adj.)
conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior; "Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley;
an ethical problem
an ethical lawyer
had no ethical objection to drinking
ethical medical practice
ethical (adj.)
adhering to ethical and moral principles;
it seems ethical and right
Synonyms: honorable / honourable