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amoral

a·mor·al

amoral

 
pronunciation:
eI mo rl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not subject to moral distinctions; neither moral nor immoral.
Animals hunt and kill prey, but this behavior is amoral.
definition 2: indifferent to or lacking moral standards.
He was neither evil nor good; in fact, he seemed amoral.
antonyms:
principled
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derivations: amorally (adv.), amorality (n.)
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