from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An advocate of immorality.
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- n. An advocate of immorality
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who opposes or disregards the principles of morality.
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Just occasionally a man like Shaw who was called an immoralist 50 times worse than me back in the 90ties, lives on long enough so that the world grows up to him.
Nor is the modern moralist, or as he prefers to style himself, "immoralist," Nietzsche, [Footnote: A sketch of Nietzsche's doctrine is given later, see chapter xxix.] guilty of less gross a blunder.
Has not Nietzsche himself been counted, in his own playful phrase, an "immoralist"?
Each chapter focuses on one of four archetypes in life or art whom Fraser believes have shaped the financial markets and their image — “the aristocrat,” “the confidence man,” “the hero” and “the immoralist.”
One day, God willing, all those who have chosen the immoralist gay lifestyle will be deported out of America and back to Homoslavia.
Mr Mania you are a subtle moralist or perhaps a subtle immoralist, I haven't quite decided in the heyday of blogging (2006) this post would have resulted in a high-quality debate lasting 5 days at least
Hayek repeatedly quoted Keynes's words, "In the long run we are all dead," and called him an immoralist because of that.
Jean Hampton offers a feminist analysis of what goes on with the sexist immoralist who targets a person in virtue of her group membership (1999).
Wikipedia reports that this immoralist served on the board of directors of the New York Stock Exchange at the time of Dick Grasso's $187.5 million compensation scandal.
While the writer of fiction, of whatever form, may be seen as an arrogant transgressor, a genre-blurring immoralist given to border raids and territorial occupations, he is no more than a conservator of the ancient system of organizing and storing knowledge we call the story.