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Noun: moralising  'mor-u,lI-zing [N. Amer], 'mó-ru,lI-zing [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: moralizing)
  1. Indulgence in moral pronouncements; the exposition (often superficially) of a particular moral code
    "his constant moralising drove me mad";
    - moralizing, moralization, moralisation [Brit]
Verb: moralise  'mor-u,lIz [N. Amer], 'mó-ru,lIz [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: moralize)
  1. Interpret the moral meaning of
    "moralise a story";
    - moralize
     
  2. Speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements
    "This man always moralises";
    - sermonize, sermonise [Brit], preachify, moralize
     
  3. Improve the morals of
    - moralize

Type of: advocate, interpret, philosophising [Brit], philosophizing, preach, reclaim, rectify, rede [archaic], reform, regenerate

Encyclopedia: Moralising

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