Moral insanity


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insanity, so called, of the moral system; badness alleged to be irresponsible.

See also: Moral

References in classic literature ?
Thou shalt perish by the moral insanity of thy children
In both occasions, I politely replied that being a cardiologist, it's not within my medical competence to diagnose someone with this personality and mental disorder, which was previously called as moral insanity or psychopathic personality.
Infidelity was evidence of moral insanity and could see a woman end up in the asylum.
All tend to triangulate blackness, the Devil, and stupidity or moral insanity, a triangulation that, Hornback claims, will come to underpin ideological constructions of Africans as incorrigible natural fools all too easily.