Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV.Moral Affections
1°. Moral Obligation
Justice, equity, equitableness, fitness, fairness, fair play, impartiality, reasonableness, propriety.
Astrèa, Nemesis, Aristides.
(Phrases). The scales of justice; even-handed justice; suum cuique; a clear stage and no favour; a fair field and no favour; lex talionis; "Fiat justitia, ruat clum."
Morality, morals, ethics, etc., see Duty 926.
(Verbs). To be right, just, etc.
(Phrases). To do justice to; to see justice done; to hold the scales even; to see fair play; to see one righted; to serve one right; to put the saddle on the right; horse; to give everyone his due; to give the devil his due; to give and take; audire alteram partem.
To deserve, merit; to be worthy of, to be entitled to, see 924.
(Adjectives). Right, just, equitable, fair, equal, even-handed, impartial, judicial, legitimate, justifiable, rightful, fit, proper, becoming, decorous, etc., see Duty 926.
Deserved, merited, condign, entitled, to 924.
(Adverbs). Rightly, in justice, in equity, fairly, etc., in reason, without distinction.
(Phrases). En règle; selon les règles; de jure.
(Verbs). To be wrong, unjust, etc.; to favour, lean towards; to encroach, impose upon, etc.
(Adjectives). Wrong, unjust, unfair, undue, inequitable, unequal, partial, invidious, onesided, improper, unreasonable, unfit, immoral, see 945.
Unjustified, unjustifiable, unwarranted, unauthorised, unallowable, unwarrantable.
(Phrases). In the wrong; in the wrong box.
(Adverbs). Wrongly, unjustly, etc.
Right, privilege, prerogative, title, claim, qualification, pretension, birthright, prescription, immunity, licence, liberty, franchise, enfranchisement, vested interest.
Sanction, authority, warranty, tenure, bond, security, lien, constitution, charter, warrant 760, patent, letters patent, copyright, imprimatur.
A claimant, appellant, plaintiff.
Women's rights, feminism; feminist, suffragist, suffragette.
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