Puritanical meaning

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Rigorous in religious observance; marked by stern morality.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Puritans.
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Of the Puritans or Puritanism.
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Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion.
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Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice.
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Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; "” often used by way of reproach or contempt.
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One who holds puritanical attitudes.
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Origin of puritanical

  • Formation from puritan and -ical suffix to produce definition 1.

    From Wiktionary