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immoral

violating moral principles; bad; wicked: Stealing is an immoral act.
Not to be confused with:
amoral – neither moral nor immoral; unaware of or indifferent to questions of right or wrong: Sometimes lawbreakers are simply amoral.

im·mor·al

 (ĭ-môr′əl, -mŏr′-)
adj.
Contrary to established moral principles.

im·mor′al·ly adv.

immoral

(ɪˈmɒrəl)
adj
1. transgressing accepted moral rules; corrupt
2. sexually dissolute; profligate or promiscuous
3. unscrupulous or unethical: immoral trading.
4. tending to corrupt or resulting from corruption: an immoral film; immoral earnings.
imˈmorally adv

im•mor•al

(ɪˈmɔr əl, ɪˈmɒr-)

adj.
1. violating moral principles.
2. licentious; lascivious.
[1650–60]
im•mor′al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
unchaste - not chaste; "unchaste conduct"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
unrighteous - not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
moral - concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life"
2.immoral - not adhering to ethical or moral principlesimmoral - not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
wrong - contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"

immoral

immoral

adjective
1. Morally objectionable:
2. Not chaste or moral:
Translations
غَيْر أخلاقي، مُنافٍ للأخلاقلا أَخْلاقِيّ
nemorálnínemravný
moralskumoralsk
moraaliton
nemoralan
ósiîlegur
不道徳な
부도덕한
amoraliaiamoralumas
amorāls, netikumīgs
nemoralen
omoralisk
ผิดศีลธรรม
ahlak dışıahlâksız
trái đạo đức

immoral

[ɪˈmɒrəl] ADJ [person, behaviour, practice] → inmoral
to live off immoral earningsvivir del proxenetismo, vivir del lenocinio (frm)

immoral

[ɪˈmɒrəl] adjimmoral(e)
They think that birth control and abortion are immoral → Ils pensent que la contraception et l'avortement sont immoraux.
it is immoral to ... → il est immoral de ...

immoral

adj action, lifeunmoralisch; behaviour alsounsittlich; person alsosittenlos; immoral earnings (Jur) → Einkünfte plaus gewerbsmäßiger Unzucht

immoral

[ɪˈmɒrl] adjimmorale

immoral

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

immoral

لا أَخْلاقِيّ nemorální moralsk unmoralisch ανήθικος inmoral moraaliton immoral nemoralan immorale 不道徳な 부도덕한 immoreel umoralsk niemoralny imoral аморальный omoralisk ผิดศีลธรรม ahlak dışı trái đạo đức 不道德的

immoral

a. inmoral, corrompido-a, vicioso-a.
References in classic literature ?
Next, he said with a smile that he knew quite well who was living with her (evidently Anna Thedorovna had told him); whereupon Thedora could hold out no longer, but then and there, in the street, railed at and abused him--telling him that he was an immoral man, and the cause of all my misfortunes.
The destroyer of morality, the good and just call me: my story is immoral.
I have no other moral than this to tag to the present story of "Vanity Fair." Some people consider Fairs immoral altogether, and eschew such, with their servants and families: very likely they are right.
It is immoral to use private property in order to alleviate the horrible evils that result from the institution of private property.
Immoral, licentious, anarchical, unscientific -- call them by what names you will -- yet, from an aesthetic point of view, those ancient days of the Colour Revolt were the glorious childhood of Art in Flatland -- a childhood, alas, that never ripened into manhood, nor even reached the blossom of youth.
I think that hardly less immoral than the lubricity of literature, and its celebration of the monkey and the goat in us, is the spectacle such criticism affords of the tigerish play of satire.
To live longer than forty years is bad manners, is vulgar, immoral. Who does live beyond forty?
Yashvin, a gambler and a rake, a man not merely without moral principles, but of immoral principles, Yashvin was Vronsky's greatest friend in the regiment.
They were (if you let the books of travel tell it) always so beautiful--so neat and trim, so graceful--so naive and trusting--so gentle, so winning--so faithful to their shop duties, so irresistible to buyers in their prattling importunity--so devoted to their poverty- stricken students of the Latin Quarter--so lighthearted and happy on their Sunday picnics in the suburbs--and oh, so charmingly, so delightfully immoral!
Bingley, when questioned by Jane, had long ago asserted his blamelessness in the affair; that proud and repulsive as were his manners, she had never, in the whole course of their acquaintance-- an acquaintance which had latterly brought them much together, and given her a sort of intimacy with his ways-- seen anything that betrayed him to be unprincipled or unjust--anything that spoke him of irreligious or immoral habits; that among his own connections he was esteemed and valued-- that even Wickham had allowed him merit as a brother, and that she had often heard him speak so affectionately of his sister as to prove him capable of some amiable feeling; that had his actions been what Mr.
He should not forget, they said, that his father and mother were gentlefolk, and painting wasn't a serious profession; it was Bohemian, disreputable, immoral. And then Paris!
He liked to dine and drink well, and though he considered it immoral and humiliating could not resist the temptations of the bachelor circles in which he moved.