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synonyms for amoral

  • wanton
  • excessive
  • unjust
  • unreasonable
  • unfair
  • outrageous
  • uncivilized
  • barbarous
  • preposterous
  • unethical
  • criminal
  • dishonest
  • exorbitant
  • extravagant
  • extreme
  • inordinate
  • knavish
  • sneaky
  • too much
  • undue
  • ungodly
  • unholy
  • unprincipled
  • unscrupulous
  • wicked
  • conscienceless
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antonyms for amoral

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  • chaste
  • controlled
  • good
  • innocent
  • moral
    • decent
    • sophisticated
    • refined
    • good
    • just
    • fair
    • reasonable
    • nice
    • principled
    • cultured
    • civilized
    • honest
    • sensible
    • unprejudiced
    • kind
    • moral
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      How to use amoral in a sentence

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      It opens in Morocco, swerves to New York and ends up in the cool amoral vacuity familiar to fans of Patricia Highsmith’s Ripley novels.
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      It’s understandable if the creators wanted to avoid imposing too much political significance on the actions of an amoral sadist.
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      The Russos’ gallows bonhomie could be a conscious or subconscious nod to Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting, the rare junkie movie that does work, offsetting heroin-use horrors with the right amount of amoral energy.
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      Such power must first be accumulated for amoral reasons before it can be used for moral reasons.
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      A hum of understanding and approval ran through the court; the intellect is profoundly amoral.
      OSCAR WILDE, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)FRANK HARRIS
      Iago has been described as immoral; he does not seem to me to be immoral, but amoral, as the intellect always is.
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      Without a grounding in praxis, the content and activity of nursing science becomes amoral and meaningless.
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      At one end were the amoral characters whose excesses became steadily worse as the situation blackened.
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      In all these encounters, Krishna shows himself completely amoral, achieving his ends by the very audacity of his means.
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      WORDS RELATED TO AMORAL

      • amoral
      • immoral
      • ruthless
      • unconscionable
      • unethical
      • unprincipled
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