Purism definitions

pyo͝or'ĭz'əm
Strict observance of or insistence on traditional correctness, especially of language.
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An example of purism.
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Strict observance of or insistence on precise usage or on application of formal, often pedantic rules, as in language, art, etc.
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An instance of this.
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(uncountable) An insistence on the traditionally correct way of doing things, especially of language.
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(countable) An example of purist language etc.
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