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

Circa 1586

First Known Use of moralist

circa 1586


MORALIST Defined for English Language Learners

moralist

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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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