Examples of moralist in a Sentence
a smattering of moralists around the country tried to get the songs banned from the radio
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Specifically, moralists either destroyed or rounded up and put away all statuary and inscriptions concerning the bad, dead emperor.
Reactionary moralists, either way, scare me — and that speaks to the other side.
Catholic moralists oppose the administration of methotrexate as an abortifacient even in the case of ectopic pregnancy, and Catholic hospitals do not provide it as a treatment.
Austen was a moralist, certainly, but of a different strain.
Like the moralist Nietzsche, who also spun off disconcerting and misquotable epigrams, Machiavelli is at once overfamiliar and obscure.
Miller was fascinated by Henrik Ibsen—a moralist with a flair for the dramatic.
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MORALIST Defined for English Language Learners
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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