Antonyms for unprincipled:
Synonyms for unprincipled:
disreputable, slippery, wily, conniving, fly-by-night, evasive, corruptible, fast-talking, shonky, crafty, mendacious, foxy, thieving, duplicitous, shifty, devious, sly, lowdown, worldly, venal, untruthful, conscienceless, crooked, deceitful, unworthy, machiavellian, light-fingered, sleazy, wicked, unethical, tricksy, faithless, fraudulent, grubby.
Other synonyms and related words:
deceitful, shabby, clever, tricky, lowdown, mendacious, dubious, deceptive, shifty, funny, bent, conscienceless, disreputable, unworthy, thieving, crooked, low, sly, machiavellian, slippery, unethical, ruthless, reprobate, evasive, venal, unscrupulous, faithless, manipulative, artful, yellow, duplicitous, cunning, devious, corrupt, wicked, wily, corruptible, dishonest, cutthroat, unconscionable, untruthful, fraudulent.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for unprincipled:
- I was a silly, romantic, headstrong girl,- my parents were compelled to go abroad, and I was left in the charge of one of my mother's society friends- a thoroughly worldly, unprincipled woman whose life was made up of intrigue and gambling. - "Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact", Marie Corelli.
- Some from principle, others from prejudice, could not see their way to a compromise; while the unprincipled on either side " cried havoc, and let slip the dogs of war!" - "Hunted and Harried", R.M. Ballantyne.
- On the 15th August Lord Wellesley received a packet, which the collector of Moradabad had transmitted nearly a month before, containing translation of a letter from the Nawab of Najibabad, Bhanbu Khan, brother of the late Gholam Kadir, covering copy of a circular letter in which Sindhia was attempting to stir him and the other chiefs against the English as " that unprincipled race"; and begging them to co- operate with General Perron. - "Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan", Keene, H. G. (Henry George).