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Meaning of IMMORALITY

Pronunciation:  `imu'ralitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  morally objectionable behavior
  2. [n]  the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct
 

IMMORALITY is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: evil, iniquity, wickedness
 
 Antonyms: morality
 
 See Also: anomie, corruptibility, corruption, degeneracy, depravity, devilry, deviltry, evil, evildoing, evilness, foul play, irreverence, licentiousness, quality, sexual immorality, transgression, unrighteousness, violation, wantonness, wrongness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im`mo*ral"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Immoralities}. [Cf. F.
immoralit['e].]
1. The state or quality of being immoral; vice.

         The root of all immorality.           --Sir W.
                                               Temple.

2. An immoral act or practice.

         Luxury and sloth and then a great drove of heresies
         and immoralities broke loose among them. --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amorality, backsliding, carnality, corruption, criminality, delinquency, depravity, evil, evil nature, impurity, moral delinquency, peccability, prodigality, recidivism, unangelicalness, unchastity, uncleanness, ungodliness, ungoodness, unmorality, unrighteousness, unsaintliness, unvirtuousness, vice, viciousness, wantonness, waywardness, wickedness, wrongdoing
 

 

 

 

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