Moralistically



[mawr-uh-list, mor-] /ˈmɔr ə lɪst, ˈmɒr-/

noun
1.
a person who teaches or inculcates .
2.
a philosopher concerned with the principles of .
3.
a person who practices .
4.
a person concerned with regulating the of others, as by imposing censorship.
/ˈmɒrəlɪst/
noun
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
n.

“moral person,” 1620s; “teacher of morals,” 1630s, from moral (adj.) + -ist.

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