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- adj. Archaic form of puritanical.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice.
- adj. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; -- often used by way of reproach or contempt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the Puritans or their doctrines and practice.
- Very scrupulous in religious matters; exact; rigid: often used in contempt or reproach.
- Synonyms See Puritan, a.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. morally rigorous and strict
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