moralism [môr′əl iz΄əm, mär′əl iz΄əm]
1. moral teaching; moralizing
2. a moral maxim
3. belief in or practice of a system of ethics apart from religion

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  • Moralism — Mor al*ism, n. A maxim or saying embodying a moral truth. Farrar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moralism — index maxim Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moralism — noun Date: 1828 1. a. the habit or practice of moralizing b. a conventional moral attitude or saying 2. an often exaggerated emphasis on morality (as in politics) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moralism — /mawr euh liz euhm, mor /, n. 1. the habit of moralizing. 2. a moral maxim. 3. emphasis, esp. undue emphasis, on morality. 4. the practice of morality, as distinct from religion. [1820 30; MORAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • moralism — noun /ˈmɒrəlɪzm/ The act or practice of moralizing. See Also: amoralism, immoralism, moralise, moralize, moralist, moralistic …   Wiktionary

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  • moralism — mor·al·ism …   English syllables

  • moralism — mor•al•ism [[t]ˈmɔr əˌlɪz əm, ˈmɒr [/t]] n. 1) the habit of moralizing 2) a moral maxim 3) emphasis, esp. undue emphasis, on morality 4) the practice of morality, as distinct from religion • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang