ethicism


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ethicism

(ˈɛθɪsɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) devotion to ethical principles

ethicism

a conscious tendency to moralize.
See also: Attitudes
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Noun1.ethicism - a doctrine that ethics and ethical ideas are valid and important; "his ethicism often led him to moralize"
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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