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Meaning of IMMORAL

Pronunciation:  i'morul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
  2. [adj]  characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad life"
  3. [adj]  violating principles of right and wrong
  4. [adj]  morally unprincipled; "immoral behavior"
  5. [adj]  not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
 

IMMORAL is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: bad, base, corrupt, debauched, degenerate, degraded, depraved, disgraceful, dishonorable, dishonourable, dissipated, dissolute, evil, fast, libertine, perverse, perverted, profligate, reprobate, riotous, scandalous, scrofulous, shameful, shocking, unethical, unprincipled, wicked, wrong
 
 Antonyms: amoral, moral, unmoral
 
 See Also: unchaste, unrighteous

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*mor"al\, a. [Pref. im- not + moral: cf. F. immoral.]
Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good
morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked;
unjust; dishonest; vicious; licentious; as, an immoral man;
an immoral deed.

Syn: Wicked; sinful; criminal; vicious; unjust; dishonest;
     depraved; impure; unchaste; profligate; dissolute;
     abandoned; licentious; lewd; obscene.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandoned, amoral, bad, base, carnal, concupiscent, conscienceless, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark, debauched, degenerate, depraved, devious, dirty, dishonest, dishonorable, dissolute, doubtful, dubious, evasive, evil, felonious, filthy, fishy, flagitious, fraudulent, ill-got, ill-gotten, immodest, impure, indecent, indirect, iniquitous, insidious, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libertine, libidinous, licentious, lustful, nefarious, nonmoral, not kosher, obscene, pornographic, questionable, reprobate, rotten, salacious, shady, shameless, shifty, sinful, sinister, slippery, smutty, steeped in vice, suspicious, treacherous, tricky, unchaste, unclean, uncleanly, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand, underhanded, unethical, unmoral, unprincipled, unregenerate, unsavory, unscrupulous, unstraightforward, vice-laden, vice-prone, vicious, vile, villainous, wanton, wicked, without remorse, without shame, wrong
 

 

 

 

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