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Synonyms of puritanical

Adjective


1. puritanical

usage: of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism

2. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian, proper (vs. improper)

usage: exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

3. blue(prenominal), puritanic, puritanical, nonindulgent (vs. indulgent), strict

usage: morally rigorous and strict; "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

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