immoral

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Etymology[edit]

From im- +‎ moral.

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  • IPA(key): /ɪˈmɒrəl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒrəl

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immoral (comparative more immoral, superlative most immoral)

  1. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
    Synonyms: wicked, unjust, dishonest, vicious, licentious, unethical, corrupt, unscrupulous, wrong
    Antonyms: moral, pure, righteous
    • 2020 May 27, Qingtong, “Officials in Ancient Times Blessed for Doing Good Deeds”, in Minghui[1]:
      Lessons from history remind us that immoral societies don’t last very long and that the saying, “Good will be rewarded and evil will incur punishment” is a truism, reminding us of the proper way to behave—for our own benefit and that of others.

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Etymology[edit]

From im- +‎ moral.

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immoral (masculine and feminine plural immorals)

  1. immoral
    Antonym: moral

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From im- +‎ moral.

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immoral (feminine singular immorale, masculine plural immoraux, feminine plural immorales)

  1. immoral
    Antonym: moral

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  • Russian: безнра́вственный (beznrávstvennyj) (calque)

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