amoral Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “amoral” in the English Dictionary

"amoral" in British English

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uk   /ˌeɪˈmɒr.əl/  us   /ˌeɪˈmɔːr-/
without ​moralprinciples: Humans, he ​argues, are amoral and what ​guides them is not any ​sense of ​morality but an ​instinct for ​survival.
noun [U] uk   /ˌeɪ.mɒrˈæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-mɔːrˈæl.ə.t̬i/
The ​glorious thing about Almodóvar's ​movies is ​theirunashamed amorality.
(Definition of amoral from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amoral" in American English

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amoraladjective [not gradable]

 us   /eɪˈmɔr·əl, -ˈmɑr-/
without ​moralprinciples: Business is an amoral ​activityfocusedcoldly on ​success.
(Definition of amoral from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amoral”
in Spanish Amoral…
in Vietnamese phi luân lý…
in Malaysian bebas dari akhlak…
in Thai ไร้ศีลธรรม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毫无道德观念的, 没有道德的…
in Turkish ahlaki değer taşımayan, ahlakdışı, ahlaksız…
in Russian аморальный…
in Indonesian amoral…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毫無道德觀念的, 沒有道德的…
in Polish amoralny…
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