[ ih-mawr-uh-liz-uh m, ih-mor- ]
/ ɪˈmɔr əˌlɪz əm, ɪˈmɒr- /

noun Philosophy.

indifference toward or opposition to conventional morality.

Origin of immoralism

First recorded in 1905–10; immoral + -ism


im·mor·al·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for immoralist

  • 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
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for immoralist

/ (ɪˈmɒrəlɪst) /


a person who advocates or practises immorality
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