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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.amorally - without regard for moralityamorally - without regard for morality; "he acted immorally when his own interests were at stake"
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