moralize definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to take into account or show moral judgments or reflections.
    • to help make ethical reflections; to respect functions and occasions as concerning a moral.
    • to lecture to one in a manner asserting ethical maxims.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To translate or give an explanation for ethical concept of.
    • To improve the morals of; reform.
    • to make use of to a moral function; to describe in a moral good sense; to-draw a moral off.
    • To furnish with ethical lessons, teachings, or examples; to provide a moral to.
    • To make moral; to improve the morals of.
    • to provide a moral quality to; to impact the ethical top-notch, either for much better or worse.
  • verb:
    • to use to a moral function; to describe in a moral good sense; to draw a moral from.
    • To furnish with ethical lessons, teachings, or instances; to lend a moral to.
    • To make moral; to improve the morals of.
    • to offer a moral high quality to; to impact the moral top-notch, either for much better or worse.
    • to produce moral reflections; to consider acts and activities as involving a moral.
    • talk like delivering a sermon; express ethical judgements
    • interpret the moral meaning of
    • increase the morals of
  • others:
    • to make use of to a moral purpose, or even to clarify in a moral feeling; draw a moral from; found moral reflections on.
    • to produce with a moral or useful training; furnish with edifying examples.
    • To exemplify the moral of: as, to moralize a fable.
    • To render ethical; give a moral character to.
    • To influence strongly the ethical or spiritual sense of; bring into a situation of intense moral or religious experience.
    • which will make ethical reflections; draw practical classes from the realities of life.
    • to possess an influence, specially a brilliant impact, on morals.
    • In addition spelled moralise.

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