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puritanical

Synonyms of puritanical in English:

adjective

  • 1 by modern standards, his parents are considered puritanical
    narrow-minded, sententious, censorious;
    austere, severe, ascetic, abstemious
    informal goody-goody, starchy
    [Antonyms] permissive
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