amoralism


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a·mor·al

 (ā-môr′əl, ā-mŏr′-)
adj.
1. Not admitting of moral distinctions or judgments; neither moral nor immoral.
2. Lacking moral sensibility; not caring about right and wrong.

a·mor′al·ism n.
a′mo·ral′i·ty (ā′mô-răl′ĭ-tē, -mə-) n.
a·mor′al·ly adv.

amoralism

(ˌeɪˈmɒrəlɪzəm)
n
the doctrine or attitude that ignores or rejects moral vaues, or deems them to be irrelevant

amoralism

the state or quality of being without morality or of being indifferent to moral standards. — amoralist, n. — amoral, adj.
See also: Ethics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amoralism - the doctrine that moral distinctions are invalid
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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The deputy called Christofides "the rector of illegal practice, lawlessness, amoralism, nepotism and having things done because that's what he wants.
Though Hegel is not a conventionalist according to Wood, his philosophy of history commits him to positing a radical kind of amoralism.
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He attacked concepts that tended to make literature and art worlds unto themselves, under the influence of those who 'perderam a rota das grandes certezas morais, criaram o amoralismo e a arte pela arte' ['had gone astray from the path of great moral certainties and have produced amoralism and art for art's sake'].