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Found 2 items, similar to puritanical.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: puritanical puritanical adj 1: of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism 2: exaggeratedly proper; “my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts” [syn: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian] 3: morally rigorous and strict; “blue laws”; “the puritan work ethic”; “puritanic distaste for alcohol”; “she was anything but puritanical in her behavior” [syn: blue(a), puritan, puritanic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Puritanical Puritanic \Pu`ri*tan"ic\, Puritanical \Pu`ri*tan"ic*al\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice. [1913 Webster] 2. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; -- often used by way of reproach or contempt. [1913 Webster] Paritanical circles, from which plays and novels were strictly excluded. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] He had all the puritanic traits, both good and evil. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]


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