immorality

immorality
noun
1. the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct
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the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction

Ant: ↑morality
Derivationally related forms: ↑immoral
Hypernyms: ↑quality
Hyponyms:
2. morally objectionable behavior
Syn: ↑evil, ↑wickedness, ↑iniquity
Derivationally related forms: ↑iniquitous (for: ↑iniquity), ↑wicked (for: ↑wickedness)
Hypernyms: ↑transgression, ↑evildoing
Hyponyms: ↑deviltry, ↑devilry, ↑foul play, ↑irreverence, ↑violation, ↑sexual immorality

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • immorality — immoral ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not conforming to accepted standards of morality. DERIVATIVES immorality noun (pl. immoralities) immorally adverb …   English terms dictionary

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