the doctrine that moral distinctions are invalid
Derivationally related forms: ↑amoralist

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\(ˈ)āˈ-, (ˈ)aˈ-\ noun (-s)
1. : a doctrine that repudiates ordinary moral distinctions as invalid

the amoralism professed by many students of human affairs — Ernest Nagel

2. : an amoral state, condition, or attitude : amorality

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amorˈalism noun
Refusal to recognize the validity of any system of morality
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Main Entry:amoral

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  • amoralism — index bad repute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • amoralism — noun see amoral …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amoralism — See amoral. * * * …   Universalium

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  • amoralism — amor·al·ism …   English syllables

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