not involving questions of right or wrong; without moral quality; neither moral nor immoral.
having no moral standards, restraints, or principles; unaware of or indifferent to questions of right or wrong: a completely amoral person.
- a·mor·al·ism, noun
- a·mo·ral·i·ty [ey-muh-ral-i-tee, am-uh-], /ˌeɪ məˈræl ɪ ti, ˌæm ə-/, noun
- a·mor·al·ly, adverb
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How to use amoral in a sentence
You say you wrote the book as a kind of corrective to the popular view of the private investigator as, at best, amoral, or, at worst, a sort of immoral force in the world.A journalist-turned-detective on how corporate America depends on private sleuths | Jeremy Kahn | October 31, 2020 | Fortune
Like protest in literature, materialistic amorality has, of course, been done before.
Murdoch is endlessly fascinating to watch because his talents and brilliance are equaled only by his amorality.
The responses were telling in their casuistry, their amorality, their evasiveness.
She consoled herself suddenly with the thought that her amorality was a characteristic of the superman.A Bed of Roses | W. L. George
And this she can do without the least qualms of conscience, in virtue of her firm belief in the amorality of political conduct.England and Germany | Emile Joseph Dillon
British Dictionary definitions for amoral
having no moral quality; nonmoral
without moral standards or principles
- amorality (ˌeɪmɒˈrælɪtɪ), noun
- amorally, adverb
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