noun im·mo·ral·i·ty \ˌi-(ˌ)m-ˈra-lə-tē, ˌi-mə-\

Definition of IMMORALITY

:  the quality or state of being immoral; especially :  unchastity
:  an immoral act or practice

Examples of IMMORALITY

  1. <religious denominations that regard drinking, smoking, and even dancing as examples of immorality>
  2. <a sermon about modern society's casual acceptance of or indifference to immorality>

First Known Use of IMMORALITY

circa 1566

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture
IMMORALITY Defined for Kids


noun im·mo·ral·i·ty \ˌi-m-ˈra-lə-tē\
plural im·mo·ral·i·ties

Definition of IMMORALITY for Kids

:  the quality or state of being without principles of right and wrong


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