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Moralisation

noun
1.
Indulgence in moral pronouncements; the exposition (often superficially) of a particular moral code.  Synonyms: moralization, moralizing.
2.
The act of making moral (or more moral).  Synonym: moralization.






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... soon a book, a work was necessary to him. Then he composed "General Statistics of the Canton of Yonville, followed by Climatological Remarks." The statistics drove him to philosophy. He busied himself with great questions: the social problem, moralisation of the poorer classes, pisciculture, caoutchouc, railways, etc. He even began to blush at being a bourgeois. He affected the artistic style, he smoked. He bought two chic Pompadour statuettes to adorn ...
— Madame Bovary • Gustave Flaubert



Words linked to "Moralisation" :   preachification, reform, moralizing, philosophizing, moralise



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