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Moral Majority

Syllabification: Mor·al Ma·jor·i·ty

Definition of Moral Majority in English:

noun

1A political action group formed in the 1970s to further a conservative and religious agenda, including the allowance of prayer in schools and strict laws against abortion.
Example sentences
  • He is another Catholic who was a part of the Moral Majority at the beginning.
  • The Moral Majority kicks off with a pro-life, pro-traditional family, pro-national defense and pro-Israel platform.
  • During the Summer, Falwell's support of Reagan gained high visibility for his Moral Majority movement that had been formed the previous year.
1.1 (moral majority) [treated as plural] The majority of people, regarded as favoring firm moral standards: smokers are often made to feel like social outcasts by the moral majority
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  • They have no moral majority to make this stance, and I say that it is an affront to our Westminster democratic system.
  • We have to be very careful of minorities that present themselves as the moral majority when they are not.
  • It is unfortunate that we have not been able to secure a UN resolution or even a moral majority.

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