immoral


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immoral

Ethics
adjective Referring to acts or philosophies that are contrary to moral law.

Sexology
adjective Referring to improper sexual relations.
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For a town or country labourer to practise thrift would be absolutely immoral.
And it is to be noted that it is the fact that Art is this intense form of Individualism that makes the public try to exercise over it in an authority that is as immoral as it is ridiculous, and as corrupting as it is contemptible.
That they should have called Wordsworth an immoral poet, was only to be expected.
In the modern stress of competition and struggle for place, such sympathy is naturally rare, and is also very much stifled by the immoral ideal of uniformity of type and conformity to rule which is so prevalent everywhere, and is perhaps most obnoxious in England.
He told me I was low-minded, immoral, a devotee of 'art for art'--whatever that is: all of which greatly afflicted me, for he was really a sweet little fellow.
I may however tell you that if I had to make a choice I would rather do something immoral than something cruel.
As to the question whether stakes and winnings are, in themselves, immoral is another question altogether, and I wish to express no opinion upon it.
The ministry was the profession that suffered most--and still suffers, though there has been great improvement--on account of not only ignorant but in many cases immoral men who claimed that they were "called to preach.
But with nothing eternal before me but death, given for a brief spell this yeasty crawling and squirming which is called life, why, it would be immoral for me to perform any act that was a sacrifice.
Keyishian lingers over Titus Andronicus and Hamlet, arguing persuasively that Titus and Hamlet are perhaps least deranged where conventional moral literature insists they are most immoral and mad.
Nevertheless, to a surprising extent the debate over gay rights has skirted the central issue: what, if anything, is wrong or immoral about being gay?
According to online, Mohammad Asif resident of Jhamra road was suspicious of his wife character and he had warned her about her immoral activities several times.