Machiavellian and Principled


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Machiavellian adjective – Not guided by or showing a concern for what is right.
Usage example: yet another tale of a power-mad dictator with a Machiavellian plan to take over the world

Principled is an antonym for Machiavellian.
Nearby Word: Machiavellianism
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Principled adjective – Following the accepted rules of moral conduct.
Machiavellian is an antonym for principled.
Nearby Words: principle, principally
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world Machiavellian world principled world
villain Machiavellian villain principled villain
politician Machiavellian politician principled politician
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Principled and Machiavellian. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 22, from
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Principled or Machiavellian. 2016. Accessed January 22, 2021.

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