Corrupt and Ethical


Corrupt adjective - Having or showing lowered moral character or standards.
Usage example: corrupt business practices that should be investigated

Ethical is an antonym for corrupt in dishonest topic.


Ethical adjective - Conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue.
Usage example: the ethical behavior expected of every member of the police force

Corrupt is an antonym for ethical in moral topic.

Nearby Words: ethics, ethic, ethically

Both words in one sentence

  • Comicbook / Iron Man Corrupt Corporate Executive: Stark himself is a generally honest businessman, but some of his competitors are not so ethical.
  • Visual Novel / Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies Amoral Attorney: As a consequence of years of exposing corrupt prosecutors and ethical violations in the police department, the legal system now spawns these characters like never before.
  • Film / Casino Sam's in the pocket of the mob and not above using a little mafia muscle to get the job done... the corrupt hicks that screw him over still manage to come off as sleazier and less ethical.
    Source: Film / Casino
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