unprincipled

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adjective un·prin·ci·pled \ˌən-ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəld, -sə-bəld\

Definition of unprincipled

  1. :  lacking moral principles :  unscrupulous

unprincipledness

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Examples of unprincipled in a sentence

  1. a dishonest and unprincipled attack on his reputation

  2. an unprincipled businessman who made a lot of money—and didn't care how he did it

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First Known Use of unprincipled

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UNPRINCIPLED Defined for English Language Learners

unprincipled

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adjective un·prin·ci·pled \ˌən-ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəld, -sə-bəld\

Definition of unprincipled for English Language Learners

  • : not having or showing concern for what is right


UNPRINCIPLED Defined for Kids

unprincipled

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adjective un·prin·ci·pled \ˌən-ˈprin-sə-pəld\

Definition of unprincipled for Students

  1. :  not having or showing high moral principles unprincipled behavior



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