mores mores  /ˈmɔ ˌreɪz/


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


  1. Especially in places where Christians are functioning in the face of Islamic culture and mores, evangelism is a real challenge.
  2. Indeed, Dobson seems to exercise greater sway outside the political arena, where the trained child psychologist has offered families a Christian alternative to modern mores.
  3. Religious mores render the femme fatale interpretation even more unlikely.


  1. New S'Mores DQ Blizzard will blanket country

    Earlier this week, Warren Buffett served the first ever S'Mores Blizzard at Dairy Queen, and, starting June 1, everyone can get their hands on the treat.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. Gray divorces rising as more baby boomers opt to end marriages

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baby boomers, the post-World War Two generation that redefined traditional values and forged changes in lifestyle and social mores, are doing it again - in divorce court. A poll of American divorce lawyers showed that 61 percent have seen an increase in the number of gray divorces among people over 50 in the United States. Nearly a quarter of gray divorces ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Cebrating 20 Years Of ‘The Sandlot’

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Movies, sports, and s’mores were the topics of discussion as Tim Ezell celebrated the 20th...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

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  1. To audible gasps, Mr Kaczynski said: "If that kind of approach to sexual life were to be promoted on a grand scale, the human race would disappear. Imagine what grand changes would occur in mores if the traditional links between men and women were...
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Lech Kaczynski Source: Irish Independent

  2. It was a soundbite of Bush saying: "This is an impressive crowd of the haves and have mores. Some people call you the elite, I call you my base."
    on Oct 5, 2004 By: President Bush Source:

  3. In a commentary in the July 16 Journal of the American Medical Association (AMA), Ronald Davis, the organization's immediate past president, noted that many of the organization's questionable actions reflected the "social mores and racial...
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Ronald Davis Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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