- violating moral principles; not conforming to the patterns of conduct usually accepted or established as consistent with principles of personal and social ethics.
- licentious or lascivious.
Origin of immoral
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Related Words for immoralunscrupulous, pornographic, sinful, dishonest, indecent, depraved, wrong, nefarious, obscene, corrupt, unethical, shameless, X-rated, abandoned, bad, debauched, dissipated, dissolute, fast, graceless
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Contemporary Examples of immoral
The film examines labor in the U.S. agriculture sector and the “immoral practices” that affect thousands of farmworkers.This Is How Eva Longoria Is Trying to Win the Midterms
October 1, 2014
These are all fruitful options to pursue for any atheist interested in challenging the immoral stereotypes we have.Loud, Proud, and Atheist: ‘Openly Secular’ Encourages Nonbelievers to Come Out of the Closet
September 25, 2014
The researchers collected over 13,000 responses, almost 4,000 of which described a moral or immoral event.
The researchers deliberately refrained from defining “moral” and “immoral” for study participants.
Should there be any sort of confusion, the “immoral conduct” he is referring to is being gay.Phil Robertson’s Despicable AIDS Argument Should Be the Last Straw
September 16, 2014
Historical Examples of immoral
I make no excuse for this immoral act, and ask no one to say I did right.Biography of a Slave
To him all forms of betting were highly disastrous—most immoral.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
In the event of failure such outbreaks are punished, but they are not regarded as immoral.Green Mansions
W. H. Hudson
There were no young girls present, as the piece was too immoral.My Double Life
You think I hold that to be unnatural because it is immoral?Freeland
- transgressing accepted moral rules; corrupt
- sexually dissolute; profligate or promiscuous
- unscrupulous or unethicalimmoral trading
- tending to corrupt or resulting from corruptionan immoral film; immoral earnings