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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mor·al·ist /-lɪst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mor·al·ist, n.
 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.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems
      2: someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
         [syn: martinet, disciplinarian]