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Synonyms for conscienceless

lacking scruples or principles

Synonyms for conscienceless

lacking a conscience

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Missing, for example would be: "We must honestly admit that capitalism has often left a gulf between superfluous wealth and abject poverty, has created conditions permitting necessities to be taken from the many to give luxuries to the few, and has encouraged small-hearted men to become cold and conscienceless so that, like Dives before Lazarus, they are unmoved by suffering, poverty-stricken humanity.
The kind of crime intended to be included as heinous, atrocious, or cruel is one accompanied by additional acts that show that the crime was conscienceless or pitiless and was unnecessarily torturous to the victim.
The conscienceless rulers in present government have given the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India", he added.
David Edelstein of New York Magazine said, "Alex Cross is coarse, punishing, and, in all the ways that matter, conscienceless," and Eric Hynes of Village Voice called it, "A strong candidate for dumbest film of the year.
In other settings, both Abelman and Lepore speak out against the quacks, against the "galoots," against those conscienceless drug companies concerned only for profit, and against a medical world driven by insurance companies and health care chains.
The protection of our children must become the new American rights struggle; neither self- interested power nor conscienceless money can be allowed to scare the cause into submission.
Of course nothing dramatic will happen because the big money people are heartless and conscienceless.
The most crucial thing to bear in mind when taking your life and power back from these insidious, conscienceless forces of destruction is not to beat yourself up.
All you have ever heard about Hollywood is true; not only are the people mad, dishonest, conscienceless, and money-grubbing, but they are all these things at the top of their voices.
WHAT sort of society do we live in where a totally conscienceless, overpaid barrister, can subject the parents of a murder victim to days of personal investigations - which were nothing to do with the case?
On no fewer than five occasions as a boy he was diagnosed with that complaint seemingly ubiquitous among his more highly strung contemporaries, "brain fever," a mysterious condition probably no more connected with medical science than its modern equivalent "Attention Deficit Disorder," but one at least involving genuine affliction on its victim's part and not merely invented to gorge a conscienceless pharmaceutical industry.
least among them would be their conscienceless zeal at marketing potentially
I find in him far less of the barbarian acting under rude but definite laws of retaliation, than of the corrupt and conscienceless Italian homicide of the Borgia type,--his base dissimulation and fiendish readiness to resort to poisoned weapons evidencing a much lower moral status than that of the ordinary Red Indian warrior.
Ulu, the vengeful god, now seeks a conscienceless ally to help him defeat, once and for all, the African continent's tenacious millennia-long worship of that overweening snake god who perpetually shows up everywhere, all over the Continent, with so many different names.
With respect to the possibility of being conscienceless, the author asserts that first-language learning involves adopting the viewpoint of others, resulting in the empathy and sympathy that instills in us moral sentiments and beliefs which we have regardless of our meta-ethical viewpoints.