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Manners vs. Mores

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Mannersnoun

plural of manner

Moresnoun

A set of moral norms or customs derived from generally accepted practices rather than written laws.

Mannersnoun

Etiquette.

‘Political correctness is tyranny with manners. ― Charlton Heston’;

Mores

Customs; habits; esp., moral customs conformity to which is more or less obligatory; customary law.

Mannersnoun

social deportment;

‘he has the manners of a pig’;

Moresnoun

(sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group

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Mores

Mores ( sometimes ; from Latin mōrēs, [ˈmoːreːs], plural form of singular mōs, meaning 'manner, custom, usage, or habit') are social norms that are widely observed within a particular society or culture. Mores determine what is considered morally acceptable or unacceptable within any given culture.

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