What does amoral mean?

amoral meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"ethically indifferent," 1882, a hybrid formed from Greek privative prefix a- "not" (see a- (3)) + moral, that will be based on Latin. Initially used by Robert Louis Stephenson (1850-1894) as a differentiation from immoral.

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amoral meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

Action, attitudes, condition or character which will be neither moral nor immoral, i.e., which is away from ethical realm. Neither right nor wrong. Ethically indifferent. Non-moral. Non-ethical. See Moral, Immoral, Ethics. -- A.J.B.