[ uhn-mawr-uhl, -mor- ]
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  1. neither moral nor immoral; amoral; nonmoral: Nature is unmoral.

Origin of unmoral

First recorded in 1835–45; un-1 + moral

synonym study For unmoral

See immoral.

Other words from unmoral

  • un·mo·ral·i·ty [uhn-muh-ral-i-tee, -maw-], /ˌʌn məˈræl ɪ ti, -mɔ-/, noun
  • un·mor·al·ly, adverb

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How to use unmoral in a sentence

  • We do not condemn her because she loves ease, which is a motive common to all men and therefore unmoral, not immoral.

  • I was twenty, and she a mad, wanton creature, wonderful and unmoral and filled with life to the brim.

  • If freedom is a fiction the universe is not only unmoral, but immoral.

    The Ascent of the Soul | Amory H. Bradford
  • I guess I'm just fundamentally unmoral myself, he thought, and began reading the news clips.

    Deadly City | Paul W. Fairman
  • To attack Whitman on the score of morality is unjustifiable; his sex poems are simply unmoral.

British Dictionary definitions for unmoral


/ (ʌnˈmɒrəl) /

  1. outside morality; amoral

Derived forms of unmoral

  • unmorality (ˌʌnməˈrælɪtɪ), noun
  • unmorally, adverb

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