unvirtuous


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unvirtuous

(ʌnˈvɜːtʃʊəs)
adj
not virtuous; unmoral; immoral
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'This manner and strategy is unvirtuous and immoral, and it shows they are weak in politics,' he said.
Thus, if someone learns that a purchase they had believed to be virtuous was in fact unvirtuous (e.g., harmful to people or the planet), it is not their identity that is harmed, but rather their image, their personal brand.
This is not merely a perception that love outside of marriage is immoral or that adultery is wrong, but that any love which values the worldly above the sacred love for God is inherently unvirtuous. Petrarch's love of Laura is not improper because she is married.
at 348 (citing law review articles supporting the proposition that historical evidence points to the conclusion that the "government could disarm 'unvirtuous citizens'").
The number of apps currently supported are very limited by what the network can do, creating an unvirtuous circle that is stifling innovation at the IP layer.
If that is the case, are not their actions unvirtuous, since their end is inappropriate?
Consistently, though, the violence perpetuated by Harry and his supporters is discussed and defined as a sort of "virtuous" or moral violence, a foil to the unvirtuous violence wielded by Voldemort and his Death Eaters.
This is also an unvirtuous view because this glorifying view of the past makes (us) prisoners of the past," he said.
But insulting someone for it is simply ironic and unvirtuous. I know that personal specs are vital to the confirmation of nominees to the Cabinet, but Prof.
(142) He asserts, "Is it at all realistic to think, say, that a ninety-two year old man, confined to a wheelchair, who committed an armed burglary in his early twenties and was released from prison over sixty years ago, poses a realistic threat of unlawful gun violence?" (143) Nevertheless, the court in Yancey concluded that the right to bear arms is "tied to the concept of a virtuous citizenry," and therefore, the government can disarm "unvirtuous citizens." (144) While the Barton and Yancey courts held that these findings were sufficient to allow the laws to pass muster under a lower level of scrutiny, these findings do not indicate that a permanent ban of the possession of firearms by all felons is narrowly tailored.
Hecatonphila's monologue puts great stress on female emotions and female desire, and it starts from the welcome assumption that strong feelings do not make one an unvirtuous woman.