Search Result for "moralization":
1. indulgence in moral pronouncements; the exposition (often superficially) of a particular moral code;
- Example: "his constant moralizing drove me mad"
[syn: moralizing, moralization, moralisation]
2. the act of making moral (or more moral);
- Example: "for years she worked toward the moralization of English literature"
[syn: moralization, moralisation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Moralization \Mor`al*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. moralisation.] 1. The act of moralizing; moral reflections or discourse. [1913 Webster] 2. Explanation in a moral sense. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]