[ih-mawr-uh l, ih-mor-] /ɪˈmɔr əl, ɪˈmɒr-/
violating principles; not conforming to the patterns of conduct usually accepted or established as consistent with principles of personal and social ethics.
licentious or lascivious.
transgressing accepted moral rules; corrupt
sexually dissolute; profligate or promiscuous
unscrupulous or unethical: immoral trading
tending to corrupt or resulting from corruption: an immoral film, immoral earnings
1650s, from assimilated form of in- (1) “not” + moral (adj.). Related: Immorally.
[im-uh-ley-shuh n] /ˌɪm əˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of . 2. the state of being . 3. a sacrifice. n. early 15c., “a sacrificing” (originally especially with reference to Christ), from Middle French immolation (13c.) or directly from Latin immolationem (nominative immolatio) “a sacrificing,” noun of action from past participle stem of […]
[im-uh-leyt] /ˈɪm əˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), immolated, immolating. 1. to sacrifice. 2. to kill as a sacrificial victim, as by fire; offer in sacrifice. 3. to destroy by fire. /ˈɪməʊˌleɪt/ verb (transitive) 1. to kill or offer as a sacrifice, esp by fire 2. (literary) to sacrifice (something highly valued) v. 1540s, “to sacrifice, […]
[imp] /ɪmp/ noun 1. a little devil or demon; an evil spirit. 2. a mischievous child. 3. Archaic. a scion or offshoot of a plant or tree. 4. Archaic. an offspring. verb (used with object) 5. Falconry. 6. Archaic. to add a piece to; mend or repair. 1. International Match Point. 1. . 1. . […]
[noun im-pakt; verb im-pakt] /noun ˈɪm pækt; verb ɪmˈpækt/ noun 1. the striking of one thing against another; forceful contact; collision: The impact of the colliding cars broke the windshield. 2. an impinging: the impact of light on the eye. 3. influence; effect: the impact of Einstein on modern physics. 4. an impacting; forcible impinging: […]