nonmoral

[ non-mawr-uhl, -mor- ]
/ nɒnˈmɔr əl, -ˈmɒr- /

adjective

having no relation to morality; neither moral nor immoral: It was a completely nonmoral problem and involved only judgments as to efficacy.

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Origin of nonmoral

First recorded in 1865–70; non- + moral

synonym study for nonmoral

See immoral.

OTHER WORDS FROM nonmoral

non·mo·ral·i·ty, nounnon·mor·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nonmoral

nonmoral
/ (nɒnˈmɒrəl) /

adjective

not involving or related to morality or ethics; neither moral nor immoral
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