immoral

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

Definition of immoral

  1. :  not moral; broadly :  conflicting with generally or traditionally held moral principles

immorally

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Examples of immoral in a sentence

  1. Don't condemn her: there was nothing immoral about what she did.

  2. It was immoral of her to tell lies like that.

1660

First Known Use of immoral

1660


IMMORAL Defined for English Language Learners

immoral

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

Definition of immoral for English Language Learners

  • : not morally good or right : morally evil or wrong


IMMORAL Defined for Kids

immoral

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adjective im·mor·al \i-ˈmȯr-əl\

Definition of immoral for Students

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



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