Part of speech:
Lacking principles or moral scruples; unscrupulous:
The definition of immoral is not following accepted principles of right and wrong behavior.
The definition of base is something that forms a foundation.
Characterized by perfidy; treacherous
Reduced in rank, dignity, or esteem.
Having regard for oneself above others' well-being.
Exhibiting concern only with promoting one's own ends or interests:
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
(Slang) Showing great skill
Not straightforward; circuitous; devious:
The definition of disingenuous is insincere, deceptive or misleading.
Of, like, or characterized by the political principles and methods of expediency, craftiness, and duplicity set forth in Machiavelli's book, The Prince; crafty, deceitful, etc.
Quibbling; sophistical; specious
Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
Characterized by perjury
Of or like a rascal; base; dishonest; mean
Distinguished by frequent changes in direction:
Not open or straightforward; secret, sly, deceitful, etc.
Having two faces, surfaces, etc.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(Dial.) Skillful or clever
That is plainly such; out-and-out; notorious
(Archaic) For sale; available for purchase.
Lacking integrity; unprincipled.
Venal or dishonest:
Of, like, or characteristic of a rogue
Being against the law; illegal:
Contrary to justice or a sense of fairness:
Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
Of dubious morality or respectability:
Containing material damaging to reputation; defamatory:
That degrades; debasing
Having or showing no feeling of shame, modesty, or decency; brazen; impudent
Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
Having scruples; principled.
(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
The definition of crooked is something not straight, curved or bent or a dishonest person.
Intended to deceive; deceptive; false
Departing from the correct or accepted way; erring:
The definition of ruthless is someone without compassion or who doesn't show mercy.
Suggesting or threatening harm or evil:
Beyond prudence or reason; excessive:
Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence:
Having principles, as of conduct
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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