adjective amor·al \(ˌ)ā-ˈmȯr-əl, (ˌ)a-, -ˈmär-\

Definition of amoral

  1. 1a :  having or showing no concern about whether behavior is morally right or wrong <amoral politicians> <an amoral, selfish person>b :  being neither moral nor immoral; specifically :  lying outside the sphere to which moral judgments apply <Science as such is completely amoral. — W. S. Thompson>

  2. 2 :  being outside or beyond the moral order or a particular code of morals <amoral customs>


play \-ə-ˌli-zəm\ noun


play \ˌā-mə-ˈra-lə-tē, ˌa-, -(ˌ)mȯ-\ noun


play \ˌā-ˈmȯr-ə-lē, (ˌ)a-, -ˈmär-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of amoral

see 1moral

First Known Use: 1779

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