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ethical

1. of or relating to ethics
2. (of a medicinal agent) available legally only with a doctor's prescription or consent
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ethical

Honest; proper; trustworthy. See ethical hacker.
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space program in order to ensure future funding (economic feasibility) conflicted with the need to ensure the safety of the astronauts (ethicalness).
To have the degree of management or business never ensures about ethicalness. The ethical behaviour depends on the moral philosophies of an individual.
For some items, their ethicalness is clearly debatable and probably contextual (e.g., "not being a member of a professional association in counseling," "not having malpractice coverage," "while completing one's dissertation, using the title 'Ph.D.
Second, the main topic of interest, recognizing the ethicalness of everyday situations, should not be limited to only those individuals who have worked full time.
As a matter of fact, Kierkegaard occasionally mentions four stages, and sometimes only two; at times, he opposes ethicalness to religiousness, and at other times he unifies them into a unique ethical-religious stage.