What does immoral mean?

Definitions for immoralɪˈmɔr əl, ɪˈmɒr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word immoral.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. immoral(adj)

    deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

  2. base, immoral(adj)

    not adhering to ethical or moral principles

    "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"


  1. immoral(Adjective)

    Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immoral(adj)

    not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked; unjust; dishonest; vicious; licentious; as, an immoral man; an immoral deed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immoral

    im-mor′al, adj. inconsistent with what is right: wicked: licentious.—n. Immoral′ity, quality of being immoral: an immoral act or practice.—adv. Immor′ally.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immoral in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immoral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. B. J. Gupta:

    Any activity that adversely affects society is immoral.

  2. Ernest Hemingway:

    Only that which makes you feel bad after doing is immoral.

  3. Oscar Wilde:

    There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.

  4. Diosdado Cabello:

    We reject sanctions as arbitrary, as immoral and because no one has the right to impose sanctions on anyone else in the world.

  5. Ernest Hemingway:

    So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

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