Mores and Society


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Mores noun – Personal conduct or behavior as evaluated by an accepted standard of appropriateness for a social or professional setting.
Society and mores are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Society" instead a noun "Mores".
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Society noun – The way people live at a particular time and place.
Usage example: a pre-automobile society in which ordinary people rarely strayed far from home

Mores and society are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Mores" instead a noun "Society".
Nearby Words: social, societal
Synonyms for Society

How words are described

human human mores human society
contemporary contemporary mores contemporary society
normal normal mores normal society
future future mores future society
Other adjectives: patriarchal, medieval, real, traditional, greater, different, local, modern, communist, western, victorian, European.

Both words in one sentence

  • When all social mores, political relations and economic order is built around the will of the leader, the loss of that leader can have catastrophic consequences for the society.
  • Society Marches On: The author sets out to avert this by having social mores changed as well.
  • Literature / The Age of Innocence Madonna–Whore Complex: Newland Archer laments how hard New York society is on women regarding their sexual mores.
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