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im·mor·al·i·ty

 (ĭm′ô-răl′ĭ-tē, ĭm′ə-)
n. pl. im·mor·al·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being immoral.
2. An immoral act or practice.

immorality

(ˌɪməˈrælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the quality, character, or state of being immoral
2. immoral behaviour, esp in sexual matters; licentiousness; profligacy or promiscuity
3. an immoral act

im•mo•ral•i•ty

(ˌɪm əˈræl ɪ ti, ˌɪm ɔ-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. immoral quality, character, or conduct.
2. sexual misconduct.
3. an immoral act.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immorality - the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct; "the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
unrighteousness - failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"
depravation, depravity, degeneracy, putrefaction, corruption - moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles; "the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity"; "Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction"
corruptibility - the capability of being corrupted
licentiousness, wantonness - the quality of being lewd and lascivious
anomie, anomy - lack of moral standards in a society
wrongness - contrary to conscience or morality
evilness, evil - the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
morality - concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
2.immorality - morally objectionable behaviorimmorality - morally objectionable behavior  
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
devilry, deviltry - wicked and cruel behavior
foul play - unfair or dishonest behavior (especially involving violence)
irreverence, violation - a disrespectful act
sexual immorality - the evil ascribed to sexual acts that violate social conventions; "sexual immorality is the major reason for last year's record number of abortions"

immorality

immorality

noun
Translations
فُجور، لا أخلاقيَّه، فَساد
nemravnost
umoralskhed
siîleysi
nemravnosť
ahlâksızlık

immorality

[ˌɪməˈrælɪtɪ] Ninmoralidad f

immorality

[ˌɪməˈrælɪti] nimmoralité f

immorality

nUnmoral f; (of behaviour also)Unsittlichkeit f; (of person also)Sittenlosigkeit f; (= immoral act)Unsittlichkeit f

immorality

[ˌɪməˈrælɪtɪ] nimmoralità

immoral

(iˈmorəl) adjective
wrong or wicked. immoral conduct.
imˈmorally adverb
ˌimmoˈrality (-ˈrӕ-) noun

immorality

n. inmoralidad.
References in classic literature ?
I couldn't know that there had been during my absence a case of atrocious murder which had affected the imagination of the whole town; and though Therese did not read the papers (which she imagined to be full of impieties and immoralities invented by godless men) yet if she spoke at all with her kind, which she must have done at least in shops, she could not have helped hearing of it.
If I live in a clearing, here, it is one of the Lord's making, and I have no hard thoughts on the matter; but never again shall I be seen running wilfully into the danger of immoralities.
However, the Bleeding Hearts were kind hearts; and when they saw the little fellow cheerily limping about with a good-humoured face, doing no harm, drawing no knives, committing no outrageous immoralities, living chiefly on farinaceous and milk diet, and playing with Mrs Plornish's children of an evening, they began to think that although he could never hope to be an Englishman, still it would be hard to visit that affliction on his head.