Meaning of moralism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɒrəlɪz(ə)m/


mass noun
  • The practice of moralizing, especially the tendency to make judgements about others' morality.

    ‘the patriotic moralism of many political leaders’
    • ‘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.’