Definition of amoral
1 a : being neither moral nor immoral; specifically : lying outside the sphere to which moral judgments apply <science as such is completely amoral — W. S. Thompson> b : lacking moral sensibility <infants are amoral>
2 : being outside or beyond the moral order or a particular code of morals <amoral customs>
amoralismplay \-ə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
amoralityplay \ˌā-mə-ˈra-lə-tē, ˌa-, -(ˌ)mȯ-\ noun
amorallyplay \ˌā-ˈmȯr-ə-lē, (ˌ)a-, -ˈmär-\ adverb
Examples of amoral in a sentence
He is an amoral, selfish person pursuing his own goals.
a cynical and amoral way of competing for business
First Known Use of amoral
AMORAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amoral for English Language Learners
: having or showing no concern about whether behavior is morally right or wrong
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