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Synonyms for puritanicalˌpyʊər ɪˈtæn ɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. puritanical(adj)

    of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism

    Synonyms:
    priggish, tight-laced, straitlaced, square-toed, victorian, straightlaced, puritanic, straight-laced, strait-laced, blue(a), prim, prissy, prudish

    Antonyms:
    improper, indulgent

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

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

    Synonyms:
    blue(a), mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, overnice, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, priggish, prudish, strait-laced, tight-laced, nice, straight-laced, squared-toe, niminy-piminy, victorian, prim, puritanic, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, improper

  3. blue(a), puritanic, puritanical(adj)

    morally rigorous and strict

    "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, improper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. puritanical(a.)

    Synonyms:
    strict, rigid, ascetic


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