Immoral vs Unethical what difference

what is difference between Immoral and Unethical

English

Etymology

From im- +‎ moral.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈmɒrəl/
  • Rhymes: -ɒrəl

Adjective

immoral (comparative more immoral, superlative most immoral)

  1. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
    Synonyms: wicked, unjust, dishonest, vicious, licentious, unethical, corrupt, unscrupulous, wrong, unrighteous
    Antonyms: moral, pure, righteous

Usage notes

  • Said of people, deeds, groups, traditions, or practices.

Related terms

  • amoral

Translations

Further reading

  • immoral in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • immoral in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Catalan

Etymology

From im- +‎ moral.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /im.moˈɾal/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /im.muˈɾal/

Adjective

immoral (masculine and feminine plural immorals)

  1. immoral
    Antonym: moral

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “immoral” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “immoral” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “immoral” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “immoral” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Etymology

From im- +‎ moral.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.mɔ.ʁal/

Adjective

immoral (feminine singular immorale, masculine plural immoraux, feminine plural immorales)

  1. immoral
    Antonym: moral

Related terms

Descendants

  • Russian: безнра́вственный (beznrávstvennyj) (calque)

Further reading

  • “immoral” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

un- +‎ ethical

Adjective

unethical (comparative more unethical, superlative most unethical)

  1. Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.
    The corporation was accused of unethical behavior for knowingly producing a product suspected of harming health.

Antonyms

  • ethical

Translations


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