moralization

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moralization (countable and uncountable, plural moralizations)

  1. The act of moralizing.
    • 2009, William Ian Miller, Bloodtaking and Peacemaking
      The sagas have more than their share of axings in the back, killings encompassed by treachery and trickery, narrated without accompanying moralizations.
  2. Moral reform.
    "Our government proposes the moralization of public functions and the end of impunity for government functionaries and for individuals who violate the law and steal from the people," — Nicanor Duarte Frutos, President of Paraguay, quoted in the Los Angeles Times.