Definition of “moralistic” - English Dictionary

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“moralistic” in British English

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moralisticadjective

uk /ˌmɒr.əlˈɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌmɔːr.əlˈɪs.tɪk/ disapproving

(Definition of “moralistic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“moralistic” in American English

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moralisticadjective

us /ˌmɔr·əˈlɪs·tɪk, ˌmɑr-/

involved with judging other people’s morals and telling them how to behave:

American foreign policy had been rigidly moralistic.

(Definition of “moralistic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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