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unethical

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Synonyms and Antonyms of unethical

  1. 1 not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable unethical treatment of prisoners of war that was a clear violation of international law Synonyms of unethical black, dark, evil, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, rotten, sinful, bad, unlawful, unrighteous, unsavory, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wrongWords Related to unethical base, contemptible, despicable, dirty, disreputable, evil-minded, ignoble, ill, infernal, low, mean, snide, sordid; atrocious, cruel, infamous, nasty; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, objectionable, obscene, offensive, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, loose, low-minded, perverted, reprobate, scrofulous, sick, unhealthy; cursed (also curst), cussed, defiling, noxious, pernicious, pestilential, ugly, ungodly, unwholesome; banned, barred, condemned, discouraged, forbidden, illegal, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed, unauthorized, unclean; disallowed; execrable, lousy, miserable, wretched; errant, erring, fallen, unprincipled, unscrupulous; improper, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly, vulgar; dishonest, dishonorableNear Antonyms of unethical elevated, high, high-minded, law-abiding, legitimate, lofty, noble, principled, reputable, scrupulous; allowed, authorized, legal, licensed, permissible, permitted; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, supported; clean, correct, decent, decorous, exemplary, proper, seemly; blameless, commendable, creditable, guiltless, legitimate; chaste, immaculate, incorruptible, innocent, inoffensive, irreproachable, lily-white, perfect, pure, spotless, squeaky-clean, uncorrupted, unerring, unfallen, unobjectionable, venerable, white, wholesome; esteemed, respected, upstanding, worthyAntonyms of unethical decent, ethical, good, honest, honorable, just, moral, right, righteous, sublime, upright, virtuous

  2. 2 not guided by or showing a concern for what is right an unethical attorney, he had no qualms about getting off clients who he knew were guilty Synonyms of unethical cutthroat, immoral, Machiavellian, unconscionable, unprincipled, unscrupulousWords Related to unethical merciless, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless; crooked, deceitful, dishonest, jackleg, knavish; corrupt, debased, debauched, decadent, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, libertine, licentious, profligate; cheapjack, dog-eat-dog, opportunistic; calculating, scheming, sharpNear Antonyms of unethical conscientious, good, honorable, just, noble, righteous, virtuousAntonyms of unethical ethical, moral, principled, scrupulous


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