verb (used without object), mor·al·ized, mor·al·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), mor·al·ized, mor·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for moralising
And that leads me to venture upon a little piece of moralising, the first and last, I trust, I shall indulge in.Long Live the King|Guy Boothby
There are occasions when a moralising novelist can merely wring his hands and leave matters to take their course.The Wheels of Chance|H. G. Wells
Not one of your stiff-laced, moralising fathers, who preach chastity and forbearance to their children.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson
Equally ineffective and incongruous are the moralising discourses of which Bussy's ghost is made the spokesman.Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois|George Chapman
I know not what had put her in so strange a mood for moralising.The Chaplain of the Fleet|Walter Besant and James Rice
British Dictionary definitions for moralising
Word Origin and History for moralising
c.1400, "expound or interpret spiritual or moral significance," from Old French moraliser and directly from Late Latin moralizare, from moralis (see moral (adj.)). Related: Moralized; moralizing.