Examples of moralistic in a Sentence
While a moralistic speech won't convince kids not to try drugs, a story about people affected by drugs might.
parental opinion was divided on the school's moralistic curriculum
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The contrast between the moralistic and the open-minded that Caro addresses in the memory sequences simply hasn’t the oomph of the adults’ folly, with its ridiculously emphatic rejection of sentiment.
About an hour and a half into his Broadway performance on Tuesday night, Michael Moore paused his rumpled, moralistic ire to offer the audience an Oprah-style surprise.
Miss Brent (Manon Halliburton) is a moralistic Bible thumper...with a secret of her own.
And in a Western world where the government declares it is not just the arbiter of fairness but also the deliverer of equal results, what corner of life is left untouched from the all-powerful and moralistic state?
Any moralistic condemnation of Trump is incomplete without acknowledging the institutions (notably the media) that both created him and allowed him to thrive.
Trump's tweet — and his persistent prior commentary on Chicago — could reflect genuine unease at the dysfunction of America's third largest city, and Huckabee Sanders's subsequent comment could be viewed as a moralistic analysis of violence.
Moral without being moralistic, Goodman suggests gaming is not the answer.
This tactic—making Dev an audience proxy, or using his ignorance about a subject to model his eventual enlightenment—could come off as moralistic.
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MORALISTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of moralistic for English Language Learners
: having or showing strong opinions about what is right behavior and what is wrong behavior
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