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un·prin·ci·pled

 (ŭn-prĭn′sə-pəld)
adj.
Lacking principles or moral scruples; unscrupulous: unprincipled behavior.
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unprincipled

(ʌnˈprɪnsɪpəld)
adj
1. lacking moral principles; unscrupulous
2. (foll by in) archaic not versed in the principles of (a subject)
unˈprincipledness n
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un•prin•ci•pled

(ʌnˈprɪn sə pəld)

adj.
1. lacking or not based on moral scruples or principles; dishonest.
2. not instructed in the principles of something (usu. fol. by in).
[1625–35]
un•prin′ci•pled•ness, n.
syn: See unscrupulous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unprincipled - lacking principles or moral scruplesunprincipled - lacking principles or moral scruples; "freedom from coarse unprincipled calumny"- A.E.Stevenson
unscrupulous - without scruples or principles; "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"
principled - based on or manifesting objectively defined standards of rightness or morality; "principled pragmatism and unprincipled expediency"; "a principled person"
2.unprincipled - having little or no integrityunprincipled - having little or no integrity  
dishonorable, dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"
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unprincipled

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unprincipled

adjective
Lacking scruples or principles:
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Translations

unprincipled

[ʌnˈprɪnsɪpld] ADJsin escrúpulos, cínico
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unprincipled

[ʌnˈprɪnsɪpəld] adj [person] → dénué(e) de principes; [conduct, behavior] → amoral(e)
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unprincipled

adjskrupellos; person alsocharakterlos
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unprincipled

[ʌnˈprɪnsɪpld] adjsenza scrupoli
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