moralist

[mawr-uh-list, mor-]
noun
1.
a person who teaches or inculcates morality.
2.
a philosopher concerned with the principles of morality.
3.
a person who practices morality.
4.
a person concerned with regulating the morals of others, as by imposing censorship.

Origin:
1615–25; moral + -ist

moralistic, adjective
moralistically, adverb
antimoralist, noun, adjective
antimoralistic, adjective
overmoralistic, adjective
pseudomoralistic, adjective
quasi-moralistic, adjective
quasi-moralistically, adverb
semimoralistic, adjective
unmoralistic, adjective
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moralist (ˈmɒrəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who seeks to regulate the morals of others or to imbue others with a sense of morality
2.  a person who lives in accordance with moral principles
3.  a philosopher who is concerned with casuistic discussions of right action, or who seeks a general characterization of right action, often contrasted with a moral philosopher whose concern is with general philosophical questions about ethics
 
moral'istic
 
adj
 
moral'istically
 
adv

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moralist
"teacher of morals," 1630s, from moral + -ist.
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Example sentences
He was a moralist who did not parade his moral, but who used it as the sustaining skeleton of his narrative.
The moralist will, of course, perceive that the forced reduction of their outward actions to uniformity does.
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