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Puritanical

[ˌpyo͝orəˈtanək(ə)l]

ADJECTIVE

  - practicing or affecting strict religious or moral behavior.

Synonyms

moralistic, pietistic, stuffy, starchy, prissy, prudish, puritan, prim, priggish, Victorian,

"Puritanical" in Example Sentences

1. In puritanical circles, from which plays and novels were strictly excluded, that effect was such as no work of genius, though it were superior to the Iliad, to Don Quixote or to Othello, can ever produce on a mind accustomed to indulge in literary luxury.
2. Examples of puritanical in a sentence My parents are extremely puritanical and will not allow me to date. Wanting the patrons to lead holier lives, the church preached puritanical values to the congregation.
3. Bloodstained snow, heavy cloaks, blackened eyes, Indian rites, puritanical fire and brimstone and the ominous howl of vicious wolf beasts. These Lutherans were pietist and puritanical, expecting the imminent apocalypse.: Scott called himself an atheist, but he believed in a type of karma, leftover, puritanical guilt from a strict, Protestant upbringing.
4. Examples of puritanical in a sentence, how to use it. 79 examples: I think it is merely that these whisky bottles raise our puritanical hackles from time to time. - Many of those it libelled could not afford to bring an action—as the prurient, puritanical editor well knew.
5. Example sentences with puritanical: 1. They were brought up in a puritanical environment. 2. I was born in a rather puritanical atmosphere. 3. The puritanical term for private worship, cf.
6. 1. Examples of puritanical in a sentence My parents are extremely puritanical and will not allow me to date. Wanting the patrons to lead holier lives, the church preached puritanical values to the congregation.: 2. In puritanical circles, from which plays and novels were strictly excluded, that effect was such as no work of genius, though it were superior to the Iliad, to Don Quixote or to

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