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  • noun Plural form of immoralist.

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Examples

  • His chapter on “immoralists” is broad enough to sweep in the railroad magnate Jay Gould, “a living insult to all the Victorian pieties and sentimental illusions that polite society found so necessary to veil its own mercenary ardor,” and Gordon Gekko, the cinematic hero believed to have been inspired partly by the arbitrageur Ivan Boesky.

    2008 October « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • If President Obama wants to tighten the ethics rules he's got to change the artificially low salary constraints that block all but the wealthy and patient immoralists from working in government.

    Adam Hanft: Move Over Obama: Can Amy Poehler Make Us Fall In Love With Government Again?

  • His chapter on “immoralists” is broad enough to sweep in the railroad magnate Jay Gould, “a living insult to all the Victorian pieties and sentimental illusions that polite society found so necessary to veil its own mercenary ardor,” and Gordon Gekko, the cinematic hero believed to have been inspired partly by the arbitrageur Ivan Boesky.

    2008 October 27 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • If President Obama wants to tighten the ethics rules he's got to change the artificially low salary constraints that block all but the wealthy and patient immoralists from working in government.

    Move Over Obama: Can Amy Poehler Make Us Fall In Love With Government Again?

  • If President Obama wants to tighten the ethics rules he's got to change the artificially low salary constraints that block all but the wealthy and patient immoralists from working in government.

    Adam Hanft: Move Over Obama: Can Amy Poehler Make Us Fall In Love With Government Again?

  • In his essay BIG-GOVERNMENT LIBERTARIANS, Rothbard says that In strict logic, libertarian political doctrine can be severed from all other considerations; logically one can be – and indeed most libertarians in fact are: hedonists, libertines, immoralists, ... one can be a consistent devotee of property rights politically and be a moocher, a scamster, and a petty crook and racketeer in practice, as all too many libertarians turn out to be.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Against Nationalism

  • Hence it is hard to see why she would have wanted to play the Marquise de Merteuil, the elaborately deceitful antiheroine of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," Christopher Hampton's "Masterpiece Theatre" - style stage version of Choderlos de Laclos's 1782 epistolary novel about a pair of aristocratic immoralists who make the fatal mistake of putting their heads in a noose of their own knotting.

    On Broadway, Bright Stars and Dim Casting

  • The fact that the liberals, athiests and immoralists hate her guts with a vengence is a sure sign that she would be an incredible VP.

    You CAN see Russia from here!

  • ABCKO Records has remastered every album up through "Let It Bleed" (1969) -- the five years during which they evolved from scholarly cover band to cultural force: mystical skeptics, conscience-stricken immoralists, anhedonic party boys.

    Devotional Rescue

  • "Excluded from this fraternity of immoralists," he wrote, "would be those who mistake the not terribly well informed creakings of their own minds for the Divinity."

    Prime Time Preachers: The Rising Power of Televangelism; with an Introduction by T George Harris

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