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immoral

adjective im·mor·al \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmr-əl, -ˈmär-\

: not morally good or right : morally evil or wrong

Full Definition of IMMORAL

:  not moral; broadly :  conflicting with generally or traditionally held moral principles
im·mor·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb
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Examples of IMMORAL

  1. Don't condemn her: there was nothing immoral about what she did.
  2. It was immoral of her to tell lies like that.

First Known Use of IMMORAL

1660

Related to IMMORAL

Synonyms
black, dark, evil, bad, iniquitous, nefarious, rotten, sinful, unethical, unlawful, unrighteous, unsavory, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wrong
Antonyms
decent, ethical, good, honest, honorable, just, moral, right, righteous, sublime, upright, virtuous
IMMORALLY Defined for Kids

immoral

adjective im·mor·al \i-ˈmr-əl\

Definition of IMMORAL for Kids

:  not following principles of right and wrong :  wicked, bad

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