What is another word for principle?

1005 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ pɹˈɪnsɪpə͡l], [ pɹˈɪnsɪpə‍l], [ p_ɹ_ˈɪ_n_s_ɪ_p_əl]

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What are the opposite words for principle?

Antonyms for the word "principle" includes words such as "unprincipled," "dishonest," "corrupt," "unscrupulous," and "immoral." These words often refer to individuals who disregard principles or ethical standards in their actions and decisions. "Unethical" and "unlawful" are other antonyms for principle, which describe individuals who behave in ways that contradict societal norms and legal regulations. The word "compromise" is also an antonym for principle, which refers to the act of giving up moral values in exchange for personal or practical gains. Antonyms for principle communicate the absence or disregard for moral standards, and serve as a warning against behaving in a way that violates ethical or legal codes.

Usage examples for Principle

Now, this principle is in full operation still, and ought to be solemnly pondered by the young.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
The same principle applies if you are in South latitude.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
I shall oppose it on principle whenever I can.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

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