Usage examples for immoral

  1. It was, to her, immoral, indecent. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  2. Why then should it be absurd or " immoral" to maintain that it differs from his feeling toward his wife? – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  3. If I was immoral, it was because I was never taught morality. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  4. When I say honest servant I mean the man who plays the part of the servant who, though he will do his master's bidding when that bidding is not positively immoral, at the same time is prepared to warn that master, courteously but firmly, against rash or base actions. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  5. The blank and absolute resignation of the woman is the same with every one here, not excepting those of immoral lives. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  6. It would be much more sensible should Mrs. Granger here strike the immoral old lady, instead of saving her blows for her cur of a husband, in the last act, who, after all, was the " father of her boys." – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  7. There were even grave remonstrances made to the magistracy and to, the States- General against the effect of such ostentatious and immoral proceedings upon the popular mind, and suggestions that at least the doors should be shut, so that the scandal might be confined to Spinola's own household. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. An immoral, idle, and ignorant class of men could not carry on the education of a people as it is carried on throughout the German Empire to- day. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  9. " Well, if folks are immoral you can't keep it out of the papers- and I don't know as you ought to want to," Mr. Dosson remarked. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  10. Pete had argued that it was not immoral to take in Marcia for economic reasons, that it was not like marrying a girl for her money. – The Way of Decision by M. C. Pease
  11. I wasn't a bad chap in the old days, by no means a pattern young man, but on the whole I went straight,- I wasn't immoral, but I had no religion,- I never thought about it. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  12. I heard enough in a conversation between that blackguard Loffat and the little immoral eruption, Bowles, to open my eyes. – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  13. There would be people who would condemn it as immoral; but it is not our duty, unless we believe it to be so, to convert others to a simpler kind of morality in wholly indifferent matters. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. My boy is excessively immoral. – Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
  15. They're both equally immoral, remarked one of the guests, because their purpose is the same, to take away life. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  16. Their laughter shocked Northwick; it seemed immoral; he remembered that though he might seem a defaulter, he was a man with a sacred trust, and a high purpose. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  17. From the pedagogic point of view, I have no doubt that " Jacob" would be classed as an immoral book. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  18. This is an immoral piece of music! – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  19. The immoral tendency of such a practice became more and more manifest. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet