amoral

[[t]e͟ɪmɒ̱rəl, AM -mɔ͟ːr-[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)
If you describe someone as amoral, you do not like the way they behave because they do not seem to care whether what they do is right or wrong.

...a society threatened by amoral and often random violence...

The film was violent and amoral.

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amorality [[t]e͟ɪməræ̱lɪti[/t]] N-UNCOUNT

Anita envied her sister's amorality and contempt for public opinion.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • amoral — AMORÁL, Ă, amorali, e, adj. Care nu are noţiunea moralităţii, indiferent faţă de morală. – Din fr. amoral. Trimis de ana zecheru, 27.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Amoral ≠ moral Trimis de siveco, 24.05.2006. Sursa: Antonime  amorál adj. → moral… …   Dicționar Român

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  • amoral — adjetivo 1. Que no tiene sentido o intención moral: Su música es amoral. 2. Que no se comporta de acuerdo con las reglas de la moral: Su conducta es totalmente amoral …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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  • amoral — que carece de ética o del sentido de la moral Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • amoral — index bad (offensive), diabolic, immoral, peccant (culpable) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • amoral — (adj.) ethically indifferent, 1882, a hybrid formed from Greek privative prefix a not (see A (Cf. a ) (3)) + MORAL (Cf. moral), which is derived from Latin. First used by Robert Louis Stephenson (1850 1894) as a differentiation from immoral …   Etymology dictionary

  • amoral — adj. 2 g. Que não tem senso moral.   ‣ Etimologia: a + moral …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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