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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.


Broader (hypernym)reform

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