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adjective as in offering moral advice

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All the moralizing and gravitas that accompanies a star player being arrested should be viewed as a form of Kabuki theater.

Why is he dialing down the humor and dialing up the moralizing, throwing his immaculate comedic balance out of whack?

Plus, the melodrama belies the heavy moralizing that guides each Madea film.

Could it be that their bible-thumping moralizing is perhaps a sign of their impotence?

That was the remarkable thing about Degrassi: there was very little moralizing.

He walked leisurely on, moralizing as he went, until he had passed Chatham Square, and had got into the somberer district below.

Shaking off the depressed mood, he submerged his moralizing nature, and lashed himself into a hearty share in the pleasure-making.

Of course there is much moralizing in this and a smoother movement than in a monologue by Browning.

The story of Grasshopper Green is full of lively humor and emphasizes the virtues of kindness and generosity without moralizing.

An auction of second-hands,—thus moralizing how the fashion of this world passeth away.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moralizing, such as: didactic, pedantic, sententious, and trite.

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