amorality


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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:
Noun1.amorality - the quality of being amoralamorality - the quality of being amoral    
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
Translations
amoralnost
amoralidade

amorality

[ˌeɪmɒˈrælɪtɪ] Namoralidad f

amorality

[ˌeɪməˈrælɪti] n [person, character] → amoralité f; [action, attitude] → amoralité f

amorality

[ˌeɪməˈrælɪtɪ] namoralità
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