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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: puritanical(0.00884 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to puritanical.
English → English (WordNet)
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),
English → English (gcide)
Puritanic \Pu`ri*tan"ic\, Puritanical \Pu`ri*tan"ic*al\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines
2. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements;
strict; overscrupulous; rigid; -- often used by way of
reproach or contempt.
Paritanical circles, from which plays and novels
were strictly excluded. --Macaulay.
He had all the puritanic traits, both good and evil.