immoral immoral  /ɪ ˈmɔ rəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
  2. (adj) not adhering to ethical or moral principles

Usage(s):

  1. Senator Lott believes that segregation is immoral and repudiates it.
  2. Social drinking is not immoral, social smoking is not immoral, social pot is not immoralunless they are used to excess.
  3. A phalanx of Christian groups in and outside South Africa is demanding an immediate end to apartheid as immoral.

News

  1. Liberty Baptist Seminary’s Enrollment of Homosexual Activist Called Into Question

    LYNCHBURG – The enrollment of an openly homosexual student at a prominent Baptist theological seminary is being called into question by those who wonder why the institution is seemingly overlooking immoral behavior by those it will be sending out into the ministry. As previously reported, The Atlantic recently published an essay written by Liberty University graduate [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Christian News Network

  2. Congresswoman McCollum calls proposed cuts to food stamp program “immoral”

    Congresswoman Betty McCollum heard testimony against a proposal to cut about $21 billion over 10 years from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The post Congresswoman McCollum calls proposed cuts to food stamp program “immoral” appeared first on The Stillwater Gazette .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Stillwater Gazette

  3. Sixth Wave of 'Moral Mondays' Continue to 'Shine a Light'

    In the sixth wave of actions against "extreme and immoral" far right policies, North Carolinians Monday are marching on the Governor's office to draw attention to the state's attack on teachers and public education. read more
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CommonDreams.org

Quotes

  1. "I do not believe the United States is well served by a policy that says it is OK to be immoral in any way," Pace told the newspaper in a wide-ranging interview.
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Gen Peter Pace Source: Forbes

  2. "I was immoral with a sister and a daughter when I was younger, so the Lord showed me I'm one of the most wicked men on the face of the Earth since father Adam's time," Jeffs said on Jan. 24.
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Warren Jeffs Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "Well, of course, in the war years it was not only immoral to waste food - this was one of our slogans then - it also was illegal," said Marguerite Patten, 92, who worked at the Ministry of Food during World War II and urges a return to those...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Marguerite Patten Source: International Herald Tribune

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