Much of the series was turned over to moralistic preaching about the evils of premarital sex.
What Webb offers is a sobering, moralistic way of looking at the world.
Berlusconi supporters dismissed the protests as "moralistic" and "puritanical" attempts to bring him down.
This moralistic regime demonized gays while it hid true monsters.
Unfortunately, courts are rarely moved by moralistic attacks of statutes that the accused view as unjust.
It is tragic that some would-be Christians, like Mrs. Strait, become so moralistic that they condemn rather than help people.
It is too melodramatic, too moralistic perhaps to suit our modern taste.
They would call it moralistic, and would apply the word religious to the monistic scheme alone.
Are you inclined to be moralistic, dogmatic, critical, or judgmental?
It is, however, inconsistent with the moralistic teachings unfolded above, and could only be united with them at a few points.