from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining or relating to purism; characteristic of a purist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to purists or purism.
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- adjective of, or relating to
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Towards the end of the millennium the movement was nothing more than a few individuals who were unsatisfied with the in their opinion' moderately puristic endeavours of the Icelandic word-commissions.
The totalitarian state promoted full emancipation of women and shaped the new forms of their social behavior, at the same time endorsing puristic and even ascetic forms of relationships between the sexes and often persecuting the violators of these norms.
However, some israeli scholars do not approve of calling it this, and advocate “ivrit” for puristic purposes in my opinion.
Hardly anyone I know, including the few persons that are as informed and insightful as you, would deny that I am a rather “puristic” libertarian.
But what bother me is her puristic, elitist & really unrealistic view of herself & of post-doc.
Looks great btw, puristic and minimalistic, but I doubt riding it would be a walk in a park.
The antithetic balance and word-jingle, with an exquisite, puristic, precise, and delicate lisp, as of one tasting the flavour of his words throughout.
But apart from that, Pétur distinguised between Pétríska, which has a humorist function and Háfrónska, which is meant as a puristic variant of MI.
Its members were inspired by the puristic extremities of the nineteenth-century Fjölnismen and the fanatic translation of Goethe's Faust by Bjarni Jónsson frá Vogi.
A small group of determined people could light the puristic fire again.
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