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synonyms for principled

  • conscientious
  • decent
  • equitable
  • honest
  • honorable
  • humane
  • moral
  • moralistic
  • noble
  • righteous
  • virtuous
  • clean
  • correct
  • elevated
  • fair
  • fitting
  • good
  • high-principled
  • just
  • kosher
  • proper
  • respectable
  • right
  • right-minded
  • rightful
  • square
  • straight
  • true blue
  • upright
  • upstanding

antonyms for principled

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  • bad
  • corrupt
  • dishonest
  • immoral
  • sinful
  • unethical
  • unfair
  • unjust
  • unkind
  • vile
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How to use principled in a sentence

When your party is based around a cult of personality, it makes it really hard to take a principled stand.
HOW HAS THE NATION CHANGED SINCE THE INSURRECTION AT THE CAPITOL?MICAH COHEN (MICAH.COHEN@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It is our view that the best way to improve the council is to engage with it and its members in a principled fashion.
US TO ‘REENGAGE’ WITH UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCILMICHAEL K. LAVERSFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In the 1970s, you had these very principled liberal senators from the most unlikely places, like Idaho, Iowa and South Dakota.
THE TRAILER: SEVEN QUESTIONS FOR THE NEW POLITICAL YEARDAVID WEIGELJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Events such as the Peace to Prosperity workshop, held in June of last year, underscore Bahrain’s principled commitment to building a durable peace that advances the livelihoods of everyone, including the Palestinian people.
WHY NOW WAS THE RIGHT TIME FOR BAHRAIN TO NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH ISRAELJAKEMETHOCTOBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
That will be the test of if they are just jumping ship because it looks bad to be associated with the agency now or if they are actually principled.
‘THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU TOMORROW’: WHY AGENCIES NEED TO TAKE NOTE OF CLIENT EXITS AT THE RICHARDS GROUPKRISTINA MONLLOSOCTOBER 19, 2020DIGIDAY
It was his father's mouth; it was the nose and eyes of her own mother's people—good-looking, weak-principled folk.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
Those who are principled in love truly conjugial, are sensible of their being a united man, and as it were one flesh.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
That the case is reversed with those who are not principled in conjugial love, is well known.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
Those who are principled in love truly conjugial, are sensible of their being a united man, as it were one flesh, n. 178.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
The evil in which every one is principled, is imputed to him after death; and so also the good, n. 524.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
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WORDS RELATED TO PRINCIPLED

  • conscionable
  • high-minded
  • high-principled
  • honest
  • honorable
  • incorruptible
  • just
  • pious
  • principled
  • responsible
  • right
  • scrupulous
  • straightforward
  • strict
  • true
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.