Thesaurus / moralistic

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How tight-shut, how moralistic, how overbearing these intellectuals with a mission!

Soliloquies in EnglandGeorge Santayana

Are you inclined to be moralistic, dogmatic, critical, or judgmental?

Another source of misunderstanding is the confusion of beauty with moralistic values.

The Enjoyment of ArtCarleton Noyes

They would call it moralistic, and would apply the word religious to the monistic scheme alone.

PragmatismWilliam James

It is too melodramatic, too moralistic perhaps to suit our modern taste.

Carlyle remained a Puritan, without any dogmatic beliefs except a kind of moralistic pantheism.

The Victorian AgeWilliam Ralph Inge

See how the moralistic note is struck in the field of political satire.

The moralistic conception of the gospel as a “law of liberty,” the very phrase recalling the expression of Barn.

Or conscientiousness—what was above described as the moralistic view.

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
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