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moralism

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  1. a tendency to care a great deal about seemly behavior and morals especially in sexual matters <the moralism that the candidate displays on the campaign trail is in stark contrast to his rumored sexual indiscretions off the stump> Synonyms prudery, nice-nellyism, prudishness, puritanismRelated Words Comstockery; old-maidishness, priggery, priggishness, primness; morality, virtueNear Antonyms lechery, prurience, pruriency; libertinage, libertinism; libertarianism


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