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Morally bad or wrong

evil

adjective

morally bad and causing great harm, especially to society in general

wicked

adjective

morally wrong and deliberately intending to hurt people

gross

adjective

gross actions are extremely bad and are considered immoral by most people

immoral

adjective

morally wrong

deviant

adjective

deviant behavior is not considered normal or morally correct by most people

sordid

adjective

immoral, dishonest, or unpleasant

sinful

adjective

morally wrong or bad

unethical

adjective

morally wrong, or against accepted standards of behavior, especially in a particular profession

amoral

adjective

used about people’s behavior, attitudes, etc.

perverted

adjective

morally wrong

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