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1. puritanical

adjective. ['ˌpjʊrəˈtænɪkəl'] morally rigorous and strict.

Synonyms

  • nonindulgent
  • strict
  • blue

Antonyms

  • toeless
  • indecorous
  • improperness
  • indecent

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Rhymes with Puritanical

  • electromechanical
  • mechanical
  • botanical
  • tyrannical

2. puritanical

adjective. ['ˌpjʊrəˈtænɪkəl'] exaggeratedly proper.

Synonyms

  • strait-laced
  • proper
  • tight-laced
  • prudish
  • priggish
  • straight-laced
  • prissy
  • straightlaced
  • straitlaced
  • victorian
  • prim

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • incorrect
  • wrong
  • inappropriate

Sentences with puritanical


1. Adjective
Most Puritans greatly valued education and rational thinking, and because of this and their belief that God expected much out of their lifestyles, many puritanical authors may have been inspired to reflect inwardly.

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