moralist

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noun mor·al·ist \-list\

Definition of moralist

  1. 1 :  one who leads a moral life

  2. 2 :  a philosopher or writer concerned with moral principles and problems

  3. 3 :  one concerned with regulating the morals of others

Examples of moralist in a sentence

  1. <a smattering of moralists around the country tried to get the songs banned from the radio>

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First Known Use of moralist

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MORALIST Defined for English Language Learners

moralist

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noun mor·al·ist \-list\

Definition of moralist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has strong feelings and opinions about what is right and who tries to control the moral behavior of other people



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