Definition of moralize
moralizationplay \ˌmȯr-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌmär-\ noun
moralizerplay \ˈmȯr-ə-ˌlī-zər, ˈmär-\ noun
Examples of moralize in a Sentence
an essay moralizing about the evils of alcohol
Recent Examples of moralize from the Web
Whatever Hayward decides, his selection needn’t be moralized.
Some have previously complained that former-President Obama offered little decisive action and moralized too much.
Parents who didn’t use drugs or alcohol as teens should be honest too, explaining their reasons without moralizing.
The left, by comparison, tended to moralize, and spoke in the language of justice instead of growth.
For many black Republicans, the party’s convention has veered unexpectedly and unhappily toward lecturing and moralizing on issues of race, an off-putting posture at a time when Mr. Trump is staggeringly unpopular with minority voters.
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MORALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of moralize for English Language Learners
: to express beliefs about what is good behavior and what is bad behavior
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