follow Dictionary.com

Is it awhile or a while? Find out

moralism

[mawr-uh-liz-uh m, mor-] /ˈmɔr əˌlɪz əm, ˈmɒr-/
noun
1.
the habit of moralizing.
2.
a moral maxim.
3.
emphasis, especially undue emphasis, on morality.
4.
the practice of morality, as distinct from religion.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; moral + -ism
Related forms
antimoralism, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for antimoralism

moralism

/ˈmɒrəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
the habit or practice of moralizing
2.
a moral saying
3.
the practice of moral principles without reference to religion
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for antimoralism

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends