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unmoral

[uhn-mawr-uh l, -mor-] /ʌnˈmɔr əl, -ˈmɒr-/
adjective
1.
neither moral nor immoral; amoral; nonmoral:
Nature is unmoral.
Origin of unmoral
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; un-1 + moral
Related forms
unmorality
[uhn-muh-ral-i-tee, -maw-] /ˌʌn məˈræl ɪ ti, -mɔ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
unmorally, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unmoral
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  • To begin with, it is unmoral, as a novel of this kind must necessarily be.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

    Grant Martin Overton
  • It is as unmoral as the succession of the seasons, or the movement of the tides.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
  • So far there is nothing essentially moral or unmoral about him.

    Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway
  • He is unmoral because he never had any morals to begin with.

  • The atmosphere in which she was raised had been unmoral; it had not been consciously immoral.

    The Weavers, Complete Gilbert Parker
  • All this habit of destructiveness is uneconomic in the best sense, unsocial, unmoral.

    The Holy Earth L. H. Bailey
  • There was a great to-do about morals, but most people were immoral or unmoral.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • Bushido could not accept the judgment of Huxley, that the cosmic process was unmoral.

  • How is it possible for a child to be unmoral and not immoral?

    How to Teach George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • If freedom is a fiction the universe is not only unmoral, but immoral.

    The Ascent of the Soul Amory H. Bradford
British Dictionary definitions for unmoral

unmoral

/ʌnˈmɒrəl/
adjective
1.
outside morality; amoral
Derived Forms
unmorality (ˌʌnməˈrælɪtɪ) noun
unmorally, adverb
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