from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking principles or moral scruples; unscrupulous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not having settled principles; not grounded in principle.
  • Having no sound moral principles; destitute of virtue; not restrained by conscience; profligate; immoral.
  • Not resulting from good principles; iniquitous; wicked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Being without principles; especially, being without right moral principles; also, characterized by absence of principle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective lacking moral values

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having little or no integrity
  • adjective lacking principles or moral scruples


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