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Foreign policy is an explicitly amoral enterprise.
Samantha Power

Meaning of "amoral" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AMORAL

amoral  [eɪˈmɒrəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMORAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Amoral is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AMORAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of amoral in the English dictionary

The definition of amoral in the dictionary is having no moral quality; nonmoral. Other definition of amoral is without moral standards or principles.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AMORAL


Balmoral
bælˈmɒrəl
borel
ˈbɒrəl
borrel
ˈbɒrəl
coral
ˈkɒrəl
extrafloral
ˌɛkstrəˈflɒrəl
forel
ˈfɒrəl
hydrocoral
ˌhaɪdrəˈkɒrəl
immoral
ɪˈmɒrəl
laurel
ˈlɒrəl
moral
ˈmɒrəl
nonmoral
nɒnˈmɒrəl
premoral
priːˈmɒrəl
quarrel
ˈkwɒrəl
sorrel
ˈsɒrəl
unmoral
ʌnˈmɒrəl
worral
ˈwɒrəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMORAL

amor patriae
amoralism
amoralist
amorality
amorally
amorance
amorant
amorce
amoret
amoretti
amoretto
amorini
amorino
amorism
amorist
amoristic
amornings
amorosa
amorosity
amoroso

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMORAL

antitumoral
choral
corporal
doctoral
electoral
femoral
floral
humoral
interfemoral
littoral
mayoral
nemoral
neurohumoral
oral
pastoral
pectoral
postdoctoral
sectoral
temporal
tumoral

Synonyms and antonyms of amoral in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AMORAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «amoral» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of amoral

Translation of «amoral» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMORAL

Find out the translation of amoral to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of amoral from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «amoral» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不道德
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amoral
570 millions of speakers

English

amoral
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नीतिहीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير أخلاقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

аморальным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

amoral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনৈতিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amoral
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amoral
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

amoralisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

道徳心がない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도덕
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amoral
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không có tính chất luân lý
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீதிநெறியற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनैतिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

amoral
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

amorale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

amoralny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

аморальним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

amoral
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανήθικη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

amorele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

amoralisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

amoralsk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of amoral

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMORAL»

The term «amoral» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.674 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMORAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about amoral

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4 QUOTES WITH «AMORAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word amoral.
1
Steve Coogan
The tabloids operate in an amoral parallel universe where the bottom line is selling newspapers.
2
Barbara Ehrenreich
For a long time on Earth humans didn't worship good gods; that's a new idea. The ancient Greek gods, the Hindu gods, are fairly amoral, most of them. We get stuck when we insist that God be both good and all-powerful.
3
Norman McLaren
The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made.
4
Samantha Power
Foreign policy is an explicitly amoral enterprise.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMORAL»

Discover the use of amoral in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to amoral and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Amoral Politics: The Persistent Truth of Machiavellism
After exploring the theory and practice of politics in ancient China, ancient India, and modern Europe, Scharfstein argues that the justification for deception and force is inseparable from political life and assesses the chances for a ...
Ben-Ami Scharfstein, 1995
2
Amoral Thoughts About Morality: The Intersection of Science, ...
The analysis brings to the surface underlying ethical, legal, and scientific problems that are too easily ignored. While the purpose of this book has not changed with this second edition, there are two important additions.
Howard H. Kendler, 2008
3
"Emotional Amoral Egoism": A Neurophilosophical Theory of ...
This book offers a fresh look at human nature and universal security by proposing a new general theory of human nature, "emotional amoral egoism", and a specific theory of human motivation that draw on a wide range of philosophical, ...
Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan, 2008
4
Amoral Gower: Language, Sex, and Politics
Diane Watt offers the first sustained reading of John Gower's Confessio to argue that this early vernacular text offers no real solutions to the ethical problems it raises--and in fact actively encourages "perverse" readings.
Diane Watt, 2003
5
Music And Morals: Dispelling the Myth That Music Is Amoral
This power has been speculated about for centuries...and now, these speculations have been substantiated by scientific evidence.” –Excerpt from chapter four.Music and Morals examines the effects music has on the listener, putting to ...
Kimberly Smith, 2005
6
Moral, Immoral, Amoral: What Is Right and What Is Wrong?
In Moral, Immoral, Amoral, Osho speaks directly to this contemporary search as he introduces us to a quest for values that make sense in the world we live in—a quest that goes far beyond moral codes of behavior and comes from an inner ...
Osho, 2013
7
The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour: Amoral Panics
By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour re-poses the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the internationally understood idea of moral ...
Stuart Waiton, 2010
8
Wriggly Rex: Amoral Leader
Wriggly Rex is the funniest Senate candidate who ever battled a strait-laced young staffer, a bare-knuckled opponent, and Old Beelzebub all at once: an alcoholic lecher or a lecherous alcoholic, depending on his company and the time of day.
Lew Dodgson, 2009
9
The Amoral Elephant: Globalization and the Struggle for ...
The Amoral Elephant examines the implications of globalization, draws parallels to earlier stages of capitalist development to demonstrate the social burdens arising from the exploding financial markets.
William K. Tabb, 2001
10
The Pursuit of the Millennium : Revolutionary Millenarians ...
8. An. Elite. of. Amoral. Supermen. (i). The. heresy. of. the. Free. Spirit. Compared with the vast amount which has been written about the heresy variously known as Catharist, Albigensian and Neo- Manichean, the literature on the heresy of the ...
Norman Cohn, 1970

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMORAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term amoral is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rihanna video concerns parent SARAH VINE as she glorifies …
What's so frightening about it is the fact that Alex and his henchmen, his 'Droogs', are not so much immoral as amoral, wholly lacking in any ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
“Penny Dreadful” finishes strong: This sophisticated, evocative …
If the gore of “Hannibal” puts you off for being amoral, “Penny Dreadful's” wholehearted embrace of faith and meaning as crucial reckonings for ... «Salon, Jul 15»
3
Ms J Contemplates Her Choice
Some characters and incidents represent self-serving, amoral pragmatism; others a higher ideal – two fundamental and divergent life choices ... «TODAYonline, Jul 15»
4
A Word To President Obama About “Gun Violence”
What we have is an amoral, gang-celebrating, “thug life” culture that embraces criminality as not just acceptable behavior, but as a preferred ... «Bearing Arms, Jul 15»
5
Letters: Widespread corruption
He makes an important point that 'poverty exuberates corruption not because poor are amoral, but because people in power find underhand ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
6
The Complexity of Legal Tender
Not this elusive amoral system that robs Peter to pay Paul and buys governments and laws until the point where everyone is a criminal and ... «Gold Seek, Jul 15»
7
10 Ways True Detective Season 2 Ties Into The First
That first arc, with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as amoral cops falling into an occult conspiracy murder mystery, did take a few ... «WhatCulture, Jul 15»
8
Stephen King to Marian Keyes: We know what you'll read this summer
Journalism is portrayed as a ego-driven, sneaky, ferociously competitive, slightly amoral, ruthless and duplicitous scoop-chasing business. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
DVD Review: Survivor
She's so good at her job that the seething Taliban engages an amoral assassin known as The Watchmaker (Brosnan) to take her out. «The Ellsworth American, Jul 15»
10
"I'd love to get on a plane and see everyone reading my book …
Such wit, such sharp dialogue and a hero with amoral code which I have transported to my novels. What book are you currently reading? «Maldon and Burnham Standard, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Amoral [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/amoral>. Dec 2019 ».
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