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noun as in lecture

noun as in sermon


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The Madea films thrive on an ugly mix of minstrelsy and moralism.

There is, to be sure, something wonderful about the Jewish outsider-ness, the irony and the moralism.

Republicanism has become a Southern Gothic farce of paranoia, resentment, scandal, and hypocritical moralism.

Grant the foregoing argument, and all the apparatus of abstract moralism follows in its wake.

Animism, theism, pantheism, are destined to fall under the domination of what may be called moralism.

Moralism is usually identified as belief in good behavior as a source of life.

If they are mystical quietists, they regard mere moralism as the struggling of a soul that is not saved.

Pluralistic moralism simply makes their teeth chatter, it refrigerates the very heart within their breast.

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On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moralism, such as: sermon, castigation, censure, chiding, going-over, and harangue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.