|English Dictionary: Moralist||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for Moralist|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Moralist \Mor"al*ist\, n. [Cf. F. moraliste.]|
1. One who moralizes; one who teaches or animadverts upon the
duties of life; a writer of essays intended to correct
vice and inculcate moral duties. --Addison.
2. One who practices moral duties; a person who lives in
conformity with moral rules; one of correct deportment and
dealings with his fellow-creatures; -- sometimes used in
contradistinction to one whose life is controlled by
The love (in the moralist of virtue, but in the
Christian) of God himself. --Hammond.