Definition of moralism in English:


Line breaks: mor¦al|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒr(ə)lɪz(ə)m


[mass noun]
  • The practice of moralizing, especially the tendency to make judgements about others' morality: the patriotic moralism of many political leaders
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    • Policies to avoid bias in the conduct and reporting of research should be guided by scientific principles, not by moralism or prejudice.
    • The leadership shifted its focus to a more general and more secular moralism that was concerned with ethical conduct and culture.
    • It is populist moralism to talk about not investing in arms companies.

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