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synonyms for moralistic

  • honest
  • honorable
  • humane
  • principled
  • proper
  • virtuous
  • clean
  • conscientious
  • correct
  • decent
  • elevated
  • equitable
  • fair
  • fitting
  • good
  • high-principled
  • just
  • noble
  • respectable
  • right
  • right-minded
  • square
  • straight
  • true blue
  • upright
  • upstanding

antonyms for moralistic

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  • corrupt
  • dishonest
  • immoral
  • improper
  • unethical
  • unjust
  • unrighteous
  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • honest
  • humble
  • open
  • real
  • truthful
  • actual
  • authentic
  • just
  • reliable
  • righteous
  • sincere
  • upright
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            How to use moralistic in a sentence

            Carlyle remained a Puritan, without any dogmatic beliefs except a kind of moralistic pantheism.
            THE VICTORIAN AGEWILLIAM RALPH INGE
            It is tragic that some would-be Christians, like Mrs. Strait, become so moralistic that they condemn rather than help people.
            HEREIN IS LOVEREUEL L. HOWE
            How tight-shut, how moralistic, how overbearing these intellectuals with a mission!
            SOLILOQUIES IN ENGLANDGEORGE SANTAYANA
            The latter then loses its peculiar flavor of the didactic and pedantic; its ultra-moralistic and hortatory tone.
            RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
            That is the reason why Mrs. Strait holds to the moralistic concept of the Christian life.
            HEREIN IS LOVEREUEL L. HOWE
            They would call it moralistic, and would apply the word religious to the monistic scheme alone.
            PRAGMATISMWILLIAM JAMES
            It is, however, inconsistent with the moralistic teachings unfolded above, and could only be united with them at a few points.
            HISTORY OF DOGMA, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)ADOLPH HARNACK
            Are you inclined to be moralistic, dogmatic, critical, or judgmental?
            WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURNSTEVEN J. BARTLETT
            Or conscientiousness—what was above described as the moralistic view.
            THE INTRODUCTION TO HEGEL'S PHILOSOPHY OF FINE ARTSGEORG HEGEL
            The moralistic conception of the gospel as a “law of liberty,” the very phrase recalling the expression of Barn.
            ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 2VARIOUS
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            OCTOBER 26, 1985
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