from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of moralizing or reflecting upon morals; a moral reflection.
  • noun The act of giving a moral meaning or effect to something; explanation in a moral sense.
  • noun The act of rendering moral; subjection to moral rules; the process of giving a moral character to something.
  • noun Also spelled moralisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of moralizing; moral reflections or discourse.
  • noun Explanation in a moral sense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of moralizing.
  • noun Moral reform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of making moral (or more moral)
  • noun indulgence in moral pronouncements; the exposition (often superficially) of a particular moral code


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