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immorality Line breaks: im¦mor¦al|ity
Pronunciation: /ɪməˈralɪti/

Definition of immorality in English:

noun (plural immoralities)

[mass noun]
The state or quality of being immoral; wickedness: he believed his father had been punished by God for his immorality [count noun]: her alleged immoralities aroused a public outcry
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  • But it may take two or three generations to get rid of this corrupt mentality and immorality of the present generation.
  • We did not and will not think for one moment to target them even if they were people of immorality and debauchery.
  • The corruption and immorality that pervades the exercise is astounding.

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