amoral

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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 personb :  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

amoralism

play \-ə-ˌli-zəm\ noun

amorality

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

amorally

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

Origin and Etymology of amoral

see 1moral


First Known Use: 1779


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