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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moralisticadjective

    narrowly and conventionally moral

GCIDE

  1. moralisticadjective

    disposed to moralize; -- of people.

Wiktionary

  1. moralisticadjective

    Characteristic of or relating to a narrow-minded concern of the morals of others; self-righteous

    She was glad to escape her judgmental and moralistic parents.

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  1. moralistic

    Moralistic refers to the characteristic of making judgements about others' actions, especially when these judgements are based on personal notions of right and wrong. It often involves a sense of superior morality and a propensity to instruct or correct others about their behaviour. A moralistic person is frequently overly concerned with the morality of others' characters and actions.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moralistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moralistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of moralistic in a Sentence

  1. Iris Murdoch:

    Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth -- well, it's like brown -- it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic.

  2. Chris Janson:

    Moralistic values are number one for me, so whenever I introduce myself to someone, I want them to remember. I don't care about having a legacy of music someday that's going to come and go always with anybody in the public eye. But I want to be remembered as a great dad, a great father, a great Christian, a great husband, a great guy for conservation, somebody who helped out and did their part.

  3. Joseph Sobran:

    People who create things nowadays can expect to be prosecuted by highly moralistic people who are incapable of creating anything. There is no way to measure the chilling effect on innovation that results from the threats of taxation, regulation and prosecution against anything that succeeds. We’ll never know how many ideas our government has aborted in the name protecting us.

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  • ηθικοπλαστικήGreek
  • नैतिकHindi

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