Definition of precisian in English:

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Pronunciation: /prēˈsiZHən/


chiefly archaic
A person who is rigidly precise or punctilious, especially as regards religious rules.
Example sentences
  • ‘The generality of the people who were then called puritans, precisians, religious persons’, Baxter wrote, those ‘that used to talk of God, and heaven, and scripture, and holiness adhered to the Parliament.
  • She also turned her son into something of a precisian.



Pronunciation: /prēˈsiZHəˌnizəm/

Words that rhyme with precisian

circumcision, collision, concision, decision, derision, division, elision, envision, excision, imprecision, incision, misprision, precision, provision, scission, vision

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Syllabification: pre·ci·sian

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