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1. A conventional moral maxim or attitude.
2. The act or practice of moralizing.
3. Often undue concern for morality.
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1. the habit or practice of moralizing
2. a moral saying
3. (Philosophy) the practice of moral principles without reference to religion
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mor•al•ism(ˈmɔr əˌlɪz əm, ˈmɒr-)
1. the habit of moralizing.
2. a moral maxim.
3. emphasis, esp. undue emphasis, on morality.
4. the practice of morality, as distinct from religion.
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the practice of morality, as distinct from religion. — moralist, n. — moralistic, adj.See also: Ethics
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|Noun||1.||moralism - a moral maxim|
|2.||moralism - judgments about another person's morality; "he could not stand her hectoring moralism"|
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