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moralism

Line breaks: mor¦al|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒr(ə)lɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of moralism in English:

noun

[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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