Rigorous in religious observance; marked by stern morality.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Puritans.
Of the Puritans or Puritanism.
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion.
Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice.
Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; "” often used by way of reproach or contempt.
One who holds puritanical attitudes.
Origin of puritanical
- Formation from puritan and -ical suffix to produce definition 1.