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APPARENT GOOD

That which merely seems good; that which satisfies some appetite or desire sufficiently to become an object of choice. but it is not the true good because it is not morally right, since it does not conform to the purpose of man as a whole.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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