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English Dictionary: Moralist by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
moralist
n
  1. a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems
  2. someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
    Synonym(s): martinet, disciplinarian, moralist
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
            religious motives.
  
                     The love (in the moralist of virtue, but in the
                     Christian) of God himself.                  --Hammond.
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