Visuddhimagga XIV-160

478. Tattha na hiriyatīti ahiriko. Ahirikassa bhāvo ahirikaṃ. Na otappatīti anottappaṃ. Tesu ahirikaṃ kāyaduccaritādīhi ajigucchanalakkhaṇaṃ, alajjālakkhaṇaṃ vā. Anottappaṃ teheva asārajjalakkhaṇaṃ, anuttāsalakkhaṇaṃ vā. Ayamettha saṅkhepo. Vitthāro pana hirottappānaṃ vuttapaṭipakkhavasena veditabbo.
Ñ(XIV,160): Herein, (xxxvii) it has no conscientious scruples, thus it is consciencelessness. (xxxviii) It is unashamed, thus it is shamelessness. Of these, consciencelessness has the characteristic of absence of disgust at bodily misconduct, etc., or it has the characteristic of immodesty. Shamelessness has the characteristic of absence of dread on their account, or it has the characteristic of absence of anxiety about them. This is in brief here. The detail, however, is the opposite of what was said above under conscience (xi) and shame (xii).

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