Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of IMMORAL

Pronunciation:  i'morul

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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