verb (used without object), mor·al·ized, mor·al·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), mor·al·ized, mor·al·iz·ing.
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All the moralizing and gravitas that accompanies a star player being arrested should be viewed as a form of Kabuki theater.Hey NFL Fans: Ray Rice Isn’t the Problem. You Are.|Steve Almond|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why is he dialing down the humor and dialing up the moralizing, throwing his immaculate comedic balance out of whack?Why I Fell in Love With ‘Louie’ Again, Artistic Pretensions and All|Andrew Romano|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus, the melodrama belies the heavy moralizing that guides each Madea film.
Could it be that their bible-thumping moralizing is perhaps a sign of their impotence?How Will African-American Clergy React to Obama’s ‘Evolution’ on Same-Sex Marriage?|Mansfield Frazier, Larry Durstin|May 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That was the remarkable thing about Degrassi: there was very little moralizing.
He walked leisurely on, moralizing as he went, until he had passed Chatham Square, and had got into the somberer district below.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
Shaking off the depressed mood, he submerged his moralizing nature, and lashed himself into a hearty share in the pleasure-making.Mountain|Clement Wood
Of course there is much moralizing in this and a smoother movement than in a monologue by Browning.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
The story of Grasshopper Green is full of lively humor and emphasizes the virtues of kindness and generosity without moralizing.
An auction of second-hands,—thus moralizing how the fashion of this world passeth away.