Synonyms of puritanical in English:

puritanical

adjective

  • 1 by modern standards, his parents are considered puritanical
    moralistic, puritan, pietistic, strait-laced, stuffy, prudish, prim, priggish; narrow-minded, sententious, censorious; austere, severe, ascetic, abstemious
    informal goody-goody, starchy
    [Antonyms] permissive
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