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puritanical

pu·ri·tan·i·cal

puritanical

pronunciation:
pyuh rih tae nih kl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely rigid and strict in moral or religious matters.
synonyms:
puritan, strict
antonyms:
permissive
similar words:
ascetic, austere, dogmatic, fanatical, hidebound, prudish, rigid, severe, zealous
definition 2: (sometimes cap.) of, relating to, or like Puritans or Puritanism.
synonyms:
Puritan