amoral

[ey-mawr-uhl, a-mawr-, ey-mor-, a-mor-]
adjective
1.
not involving questions of right or wrong; without moral quality; neither moral nor immoral.
2.
having no moral standards, restraints, or principles; unaware of or indifferent to questions of right or wrong: a completely amoral person.

Origin:
1880–85; a-6 + moral

amoralism, noun
amorality [ey-muh-ral-i-tee, am-uh-] , noun
amorally, adverb


See immoral.
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amoral (eɪˈmɒrəl)
 
adj
1.  having no moral quality; nonmoral
2.  without moral standards or principles
 
usage  Amoral is often wrongly used where immoral is meant. Immoral is properly used to talk about the breaking of moral rules, amoral about people who have no moral code or about places or situations where moral considerations do not apply
 
amorality
 
n
 
a'morally
 
adv

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amoral
"ethically indifferent," a hybrid formed from Gk. priv. prefix a- "not" + moral (q.v.), which is derived from Latin. First used by Robert Louis Stephenson (1850-1894) as a differentiation from immoral.
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Example sentences
The author's idea about the amorality of science is erroneous.
But what was really going on was the apotheosis of amorality and lawlessness.
Yet it would be wrongheaded to get worked up over the apparent amorality or violence in the hot genre picture of the moment.
They were subversive, anarchic hedonists pursuing a particular line of amorality.
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