Synonyms of puritanical in English:



  • the region's farmers are insular and puritanical
    moralistic, pietistic, strait-laced, tight-laced, stuffy, starchy, prissy, prudish, puritan, prim, priggish, Victorian, schoolmarmish, schoolmistressy, old-maidish, narrow-minded, censorious, sententious;
    austere, severe, spartan, ascetic, hair-shirt, abstemious
    informal goody-goody
    rare Grundyish
    [Antonyms] permissive, broad-minded
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    Word of the day demoralize
    Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
    cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope