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English noun: moralization

1. moralization (communication) indulgence in moral pronouncements; the exposition (often superficially) of a particular moral code


SamplesHis constant moralizing drove me mad.


Synonymsmoralisation, moralizing


Broader (hypernym)philosophizing


Narrower (hyponym)preachification

2. moralization (act) the act of making moral (or more moral)


SamplesFor years she worked toward the moralization of English literature.


Synonymsmoralisation


Broader (hypernym)reform









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