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[mass noun] The practice of moralizing, especially the tendency to make judgements about others' morality.‘the patriotic moralism of many political leaders’
- ‘The leadership shifted its focus to a more general and more secular moralism that was concerned with ethical conduct and culture.’
- ‘It was aimed at whipping up an atmosphere of right-wing moralism, as part of an offensive against ‘left-wing’ local authorities and progressive educators.’
- ‘Policies to avoid bias in the conduct and reporting of research should be guided by scientific principles, not by moralism or prejudice.’
- ‘It is populist moralism to talk about not investing in arms companies.’
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