Definitions

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  • adj. Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.

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  • adj. not conforming to approved standards of social or professional behavior

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Examples

  • American Nightmare: Gonzales 'wrong and illegal and unethical' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'American Nightmare: Gonzales \'wrong and illegal and unethical\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: "What I\'ve experienced in the last six months is the ugly side of the American dream."

    American Nightmare: Gonzales 'wrong and illegal and unethical'

  • Elmer said he wanted to expose what he called unethical tax-evading practices by the bank - one of Switzerland's top financial institutions.

    Former Swiss Banker Found Guilty of Breaking Secrecy Laws

  • Chiluba criticised Zambia's media for what he termed unethical standards:

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Pines contends that he became a victim of mortgage rip-offs and the housing market crash, which led him to investigate what he describes as unethical lending practices.

    latimes.com - News

  • Carnahan's appearance came after Farmers Union members discussed what they called unethical business practices.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • The government, he said, could not ignore what he called unethical practices by some educational institutions.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • This is the logic underlying what is not "a sole and single standard of virtue," simply an overriding standard of autonomous thought as an ethical duty, a recognition that prejudice is not a legitimate basis for moral authority, a commitment to challenge such illegitimate "morality" as and when it expresses itself in unethical acts of abjection.

    An Open Letter to John C. Wright

  • July 12th, 2009 10: 13 am ET every country has been called to task when involved in unethical behaviour. why should ours be any different. it's not like "no one knows". own up or face the consequences of losing any credibility. we were once the leader of the so called free world. ain't an easy job. but we need to stand up

    McCain: CIA secrecy story just beginning

  • Mr. FERGUSON: Not unfortunate as in unethical or disastrous or it's really a quite extraordinary hearing.

    A Searing Look At Wall Street In 'Inside Job'

  • And they may engage in unethical practices of maybe even forging and documenting the whole application, which is, of course, unethical and unprofessional.

    Colleges See Booming Growth Of International Students

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