immoral [ih-mawr-uhl, ih-mor-] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Synonyms:||X-rated, abandoned, bad, corrupt, debauched, depraved, dishonest, dissipated, dissolute, fast*, graceless, impure, indecent, iniquitous, lewd, licentious, loose*, nefarious, obscene, of easy virtue, pornographic, profligate, rakish, reprobate, saturnalian, shameless, sinful, speedy, unchaste, unclean, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wrong|
|Notes:||a person who is amoral does not understand the difference between right and wrong, so it means that one is neither moral nor immoral, while a person who is immoral understands the difference but does wrong anyway; amoral means 'not concerned with morality' while immoral means 'not conforming to moral standards' or 'evil'
immortal means not subject to death, while immoral means violating principles of right and wrong or not adhering to ethical or moral principles
|Antonyms:||chaste, good, moral, noble, pure, right, uncorrupt, virtuous|