Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Absence of morality; unmoral character.

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  • noun rare The condition of being unmoral; amorality

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The doctrine of the neutrality or 'unmorality' of motive is thus sufficiently clear.

    The English Utilitarians, Volume I.

  • Rose had the simple, promiscuous unmorality of the black people.

    Kerouac the Writer

  • The workers, as a class, are being more and more segregated by their economic masters; and this process, with its jamming and overcrowding, tends not so much toward immorality as unmorality.

    THE GHETTO

  • And yet something real enough in the world — unmorality let off its chain, disillusionment on the prowl!

    To Let

  • By dint of hearing morality, art and literature depreciated, and seeing him preoccupied with boating, and listening to his own accounts of love affairs which he did not always carry on in the highest class, many ended by seeing in him one of those terrible Normans who, all through his novels and stories, carouse and commit social crimes with such commanding assurance and such calm unmorality.

    Guy de Maupassant, a study

  • By dint of hearing morality, art and literature depreciated, and seeing him preoccupied with boating, and listening to his own accounts of love affairs which he did not always carry on in the highest class, many ended by seeing in him one of those terrible Normans who, all through his novels and stories, carouse and commit social crimes with such commanding assurance and such calm unmorality.

    Une Vie

  • And now they have proved inferior, inferior to the old evil of a brutal national egotism which recognizes no rights on the part of others, which, unconcerned about morality or unmorality, pursues only its own advantage.

    The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol. 1, January 9, 1915 What Americans Say to Europe

  • The influences of philosophy are academic, and presumably any doctrine of life that preaches achievement, virility and unmorality will include in some degree war among the interests that it will affect, within the limits of its academic nature.

    The Psychology of Nations A Contribution to the Philosophy of History

  • Eucken and Haeckel, denounce the "brutal national egoism" of England, which they say "recognizes no rights on the part of others, and, unconcerned about morality or unmorality, pursues only its own advantage"; and they attribute to England the purpose to hinder at any cost the further growth of German greatness.

    The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol. 1, January 9, 1915 What Americans Say to Europe

  • The town is four thousand feet above sea-level, giving it a delightful, lazy, satisfied-with-life-just-as-it-is air that partly makes up for its ignorance, disease, and unmorality.

    Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras — Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond

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