Ethical and Immoral


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

Immoral is an antonym for ethical in topics: right, moral.

Nearby Words: ethics, ethic, ethically


Immoral adjective - Not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable.
Usage example: blatantly immoral behavior by members of the clergy that should not be tolerated by the community

Ethical is an antonym for immoral in evil topic.

Nearby Words: immorality, immorally

Both words in one sentence

  • The object of the game is to guess whether the player would do the moral or immoral thing in an ethical dilemma.
  • Neither are the Broken Base tendencies in how Scanlations are viewed helping: they're either valid and well-meaning (for ethical ones at any rate) or immoral violators of copyright law.
    Source: Scanlation
  • In a broader sense, Lister is perpetually trying to help Kryten break his programming and give him the ability to discern between truly immoral behavior and the sometimes heavy-handed restrictions imposed by his ethical subroutines.
    Source: Morality Chip
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Immoral or Ethical. 2016. Accessed November 28, 2022.
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