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Definition of Moralist


  1. One who moralizes; one who teaches or animadverts upon the duties of life; a writer of essays intended to correct vice and inculcate moral duties.
  2. One who practices moral duties; a person who lives in conformity with moral rules; one of correct deportment and dealings with his fellow-creatures; -- sometimes used in contradistinction to one whose life is controlled by religious motives.
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Moralist Translations

moralist in Dutch is moralist, zedenmeester
moralist in French is moraliste
moralist in German is Tugendrichter
moralist in Spanish is moralista