Definition of puritanical in English:

puritanical

Syllabification: pu·ri·tan·i·cal
Pronunciation: /ˌpyo͝oriˈtanikəl
 
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adjective

often • derogatory

Derivatives

puritanically

adverb
More example sentences
  • No party hack, she campaigns for a purer communism responsive to the needs of each neighborhood but puritanically resistant to the commercial blandishments even then battering at the eastern gates.
  • At a time when everyone else was tripping out on psychedelic rock Flack's recording of Ewan Macoll's folk song was an unlikely hit; the music was puritanically plain, the words so simple.
  • Benglis's photograph can be read in various ways, appealing to the libertarian feminist as surely as it repelled the more puritanically minded.

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