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immoralism

[ih-mawr-uh-liz-uh m, ih-mor-] /ɪˈmɔr əˌlɪz əm, ɪˈmɒr-/
noun, Philosophy.
1.
indifference toward or opposition to conventional morality.
Origin of immoralism
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; immoral + -ism
Related forms
immoralist, noun
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Examples from the Web for immoralist
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  • As he became an atheist from religion, so did he become an immoralist from morality.

    Friedrich Nietzsche Georg Brandes
  • What traps they laid for the heedless conversationalist, for the traditional moralist—or immoralist!

    Mrs. Maxon Protests Anthony Hope
  • Shaw shows himself an "immoralist" only in the sense that he attacks jejune, vicious pseudo-morals now existent.

    How to See a Play Richard Burton
British Dictionary definitions for immoralist

immoralist

/ɪˈmɒrəlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who advocates or practises immorality
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