What is immorality?

  • (noun): Morally objectionable behavior.
    Synonyms: evil, wickedness, iniquity
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on immorality:

Immorality Act - The 1957 Act
... The Immorality Act, 1957 (Act No ... The Immorality Amendment Act, 1969 (Act No ... The Immorality and Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Amendment Act, 1985 (Act No ...
Apartheid Legislation In South Africa - List of Apartheid Laws - Sexual Apartheid
... The Immorality Act, 1927 forbade extramarital sex between white people and black people ... The Immorality Amendment Act, 1950 forbade extramarital sex between white people and people of other races ... These laws were repealed by the Immorality and Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Amendment Act, 1985 ...
Immorality Act
... Immorality Act was the title of two acts of the Parliament of South Africa which prohibited, amongst other things, sexual relations between white ... The first Immorality Act, of 1927, prohibited sex between whites and blacks, until amended in 1950 to prohibit sex between whites and all non-whites ... The second Immorality Act, of 1957, continued this prohibition and also dealt with many other sex offences ...
Short View Of The Immorality And Profaneness Of The English Stage
... In March 1698, Jeremy Collier published his anti-theater pamphlet, A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage in the pamphlet, Collier attacks a number of playwrights William Wycherley, John ... For Collier, the immorality of the title stems from Restoration comedy’s lack of poetic justice ... Before A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage, most anti-theatre pamphlets were merely nondescript diatribes (e.g ...
Self-sacrifice In Jewish Law - The Requirement of Self-sacrifice - Sexual Immorality
... The exception for certain types of sexual immorality is extrapolated from Deuteronomy 2226 ... and slays him, even so is this matter.” Thus sexual immorality is likened by the Torah to murder – and one is required to give one's life rather than commit murder, as discussed below ...

More definitions of "immorality":

  • (noun): The quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct.
    Example: "The immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction"

Famous quotes containing the word immorality:

    The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)

    The only immorality ... is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.
    Jean Anouilh (1910–1987)

    The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)