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moralistic

adjective uk   /ˌmɒr.əlˈɪs.tɪk/ us    /ˌmɔːr-/ disapproving
Someone or something that is moralistic judges people by fixed and possibly unfair standards of right and wrong and tries to force or teach them to behave according to these standards: Drug addicts need sympathetic, not moralistic, treatment.
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