moralism

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noun mor·al·ism \ˈmȯr-ə-ˌli-zəm, ˈmär-\

Definition of moralism

  1. 1a :  the habit or practice of moralizingb :  a conventional moral attitude or saying

  2. 2 :  an often exaggerated emphasis on morality (as in politics)

Examples of moralism in a sentence

  1. the moralism that the candidate displays on the campaign trail is in stark contrast to his rumored sexual indiscretions off the stump

1674

First Known Use of moralism

1674



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