Crossword clues for moralizing
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Moralize \Mor"al*ize\ (m[o^]r"al*[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moralized (m[o^]r"al*[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Moralizing (m[o^]r"al*[imac]*z[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. moraliser.]
To apply to a moral purpose; to explain in a moral sense; to draw a moral from.
This fable is moralized in a common proverb.
Did he not moralize this spectacle?
To furnish with moral lessons, teachings, or examples; to lend a moral to.
While chastening thoughts of sweetest use, bestowed By Wisdom, moralize his pensive road.
To render moral; to correct the morals of.
It had a large share in moralizing the poor white people of the country.
To give a moral quality to; to affect the moral quality of, either for better or worse.
Good and bad stars moralize not our actions.
--Sir T. Browne.
n. The behaviour of one who moralizes. vb. (present participle of moralize English)