Examples from the Web for moralistic
Much of the series was turned over to moralistic preaching about the evils of premarital sex.‘7th Heaven’ Dad Stephen Collins and the Christian Right’s Real Morality Tale|Amanda Marcotte|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What Webb offers is a sobering, moralistic way of looking at the world.Wait a Minute, Clinton Coronators—Here Comes Jim Webb|Eleanor Clift|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, courts are rarely moved by moralistic attacks of statutes that the accused view as unjust.Aaron Swartz’s Death Should Change America’s Absurd Legal System|Michael Moynihan|January 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“There were two big dangers: misogyny and moralistic lecturing,” the French weekly opined.Jean Dujardin, Oscar-Winner for ‘The Artist,’ Debuts New Sex Comedy|Tracy McNicoll|February 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Berlusconi supporters dismissed the protests as "moralistic" and "puritanical" attempts to bring him down.
How tight-shut, how moralistic, how overbearing these intellectuals with a mission!Soliloquies in England|George Santayana
Are you inclined to be moralistic, dogmatic, critical, or judgmental?When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
Another source of misunderstanding is the confusion of beauty with moralistic values.The Enjoyment of Art|Carleton Noyes
They would call it moralistic, and would apply the word religious to the monistic scheme alone.Pragmatism|William James
It is too melodramatic, too moralistic perhaps to suit our modern taste.