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puritanical

synonym (synonym of puritanical)

similar (similar with puritanical)

  • exaggeratedly proper (adj.all)
    marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness (adj.all)
     
  • morally rigorous and strict (adj.all)
    characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint (adj.all)
     

pertainym (of or pertaining to (meaning relating to))

  • of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism (adj.pert)
    the beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from puritanical)

  • exaggeratedly proper (adj.all)
    exaggerated and arrogant properness (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    excessive or affected modesty (noun.attribute)
     
  • morally rigorous and strict (adj.all)
    strictness and austerity in conduct and religion (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures (noun.person)
     
synonym similar pertainym derivation priggish prim prissy prudish blue puritanic nonindulgent strict proper puritanism puritan puritanism prude puritan priggishness grundyism primness

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