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unethical

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1 not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable
  • unethical treatment of prisoners of war that was a clear violation of international law

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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

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“Unethical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unethical. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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