morally bankrupt

adjective

Definition of morally bankrupt

: having or acting as if having no morals
  • a morally bankrupt politician

Word by Word Definitions

moral play morally
  1. : of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behavior : ethical

  2. : expressing or teaching a conception of right behavior

  3. : conforming to a standard of right behavior

  1. : the moral significance or practical lesson (as of a story)

  2. : a passage pointing out usually in conclusion the lesson to be drawn from a story

  3. : moral practices or teachings : modes of conduct

bankrupt play
  1. : a debtor (such as an individual or an organization) whose property is subject to voluntary or involuntary administration under the bankrupcy laws for the benefit of the debtor's creditors

  2. : a person who becomes insolvent

  3. : a person who is completely lacking in a particular desirable quality or attribute

  1. : reduced to a state of financial ruin : impoverished

  2. : of or relating to bankrupts or bankruptcy

  3. : broken, ruined

  1. : to reduce to bankruptcy

  2. : impoverish


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