from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking principles or moral scruples; unscrupulous: unprincipled behavior.
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- adj. lacking moral values
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being without principles; especially, being without right moral principles; also, characterized by absence of principle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not having settled principles; not grounded in principle.
- Having no sound moral principles; destitute of virtue; not restrained by conscience; profligate; immoral.
- Not resulting from good principles; iniquitous; wicked.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having little or no integrity
- adj. lacking principles or moral scruples
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He's in real danger of being defined as unprincipled, be it in how he campaigns or the fact he's turned himself into Bush III.
He must be not only easy-going, but unprincipled, -- unprincipled, that is, rather in the sense of having no particular principles of any kind than in that of possessing and practising notoriously bad ones.
"These two top Tories are what my father - himself an Old Etonian - would have called unprincipled spivs," he said.
Those that want to win at the cost of any and all principles can unequivocally be considered "unprincipled".
I'm not ready to label "unprincipled" legislators that permit you to have your own money.
This bullshit about Hillary being "unprincipled" or "only interested in winning" makes my skin crawl.
We HAVE to TAKE control of our govenment, not feel honored that Obama felt the need to reiterate his lies again to a bunch of what, what are they Mr. Sargent - a group of "unprincipled" Dems who want to know WHY Obama flip-flopped but get nothing in the way a earnest, worthwhile explanation?
It is too easy to blame the British government for an "unprincipled" stance.
This not only makes a mockery of due process; it also leaves the government -- and Home Secretary Jacqui Smith in particular -- looking like the last bastion of the kind of unprincipled and unfettered executive power embraced by former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his chief of staff David Addington, the architects of the "War on Terror."
Thanks for your reply and apologies for misinterpreting the "unprincipled" reference.