Antonyms

1. ethical

adjective. ['ˈɛθɪkəl'] conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior.

Antonyms

  • wrong

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2. ethical

adjective. ['ˈɛθɪkəl'] adhering to ethical and moral principles.

Synonyms

  • honorable
  • right

Antonyms

  • ignoble
  • disreputable
  • dishonorableness

3. motive

noun. ['ˈmoʊtɪv'] the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior.

Synonyms

  • mental energy
  • rational motive
  • irrational motive
  • ethical motive
  • life
  • morality
  • psychic energy
  • need
  • urge
  • ethics
  • morals
  • psychological feature
  • impulse

Antonyms

  • dead
  • nonexistence
  • alive
  • moral

4. motive

adjective. ['ˈmoʊtɪv'] causing or able to cause motion.

Synonyms

  • motor

Antonyms

  • birth
  • death

5. motive

adjective. ['ˈmoʊtɪv'] impelling to action.

Synonyms

  • motivating
  • motivative

Antonyms

  • disincentive
  • incentive
  • dull

6. motive

noun. ['ˈmoʊtɪv'] a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration.

Synonyms

  • design
  • motif
  • figure

Antonyms

  • evil
  • wrongness
  • impure
  • pure

7. motive

noun. ['ˈmoʊtɪv'] a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music.

Synonyms

  • musical theme
  • idea
  • motif
  • theme
  • obligato
  • obbligato

Antonyms

  • immoral
  • evilness
  • obviate
  • wealth
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