HyperDic: moralism

English > 2 senses of the word moralism:
NOUNcommunicationmoralisma moral maxim
actmoralismjudgments about another person's morality
moralism > pronunciation
Soundsmao'rahlih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > moralism: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA moral maxim.
Broadermaxim, axiomA saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
Adjectivesmoralisticnarrowly and conventionally moral
English > moralism: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningJudgments about another person's morality.
Example"he could not stand her hectoring moralism"
Broadervalue judgment, value judgementAn assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
Adjectivesmoralisticnarrowly and conventionally moral
Nounsmoralistsomeone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms

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