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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puritanic \Pu`ri*tan"ic\, Puritanical \Pu`ri*tan"ic*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines
        and practice.
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     2. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements;
        strict; overscrupulous; rigid; -- often used by way of
        reproach or contempt.
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              Paritanical circles, from which plays and novels
              were strictly excluded.               --Macaulay.
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              He had all the puritanic traits, both good and evil.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  puritanical
       adj 1: of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
       2: exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't
          approve of my miniskirts" [syn: priggish, prim, prissy,
           prudish, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced,
          straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian]
       3: morally rigorous and strict; "blue laws"; "the puritan work
          ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was
          anything but puritanical in her behavior" [syn: blue(a),
           puritan, puritanic]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "puritanical":
     Albigensian, Catharist, Franciscan, Quakerish, Sabbatarian,
     Trappist, Victorian, Waldensian, abstinent, anchoritic, ascetic,
     austere, bigoted, censorious, choicy, choosy, conscientious,
     creedbound, critical, demure, discriminating, discriminative,
     dogmatic, dour, eremitic, evangelical, exacting, fastidious, firm,
     flagellant, fundamentalist, hard, hidebound, hyperorthodox,
     impliable, inexorable, inflexible, iron, ironbound, ironclad,
     ironhanded, literalist, literalistic, mendicant, meticulous,
     mid-Victorian, muscle-bound, narrow, obdurate, obstinate,
     old-maidish, orthodox, overmodest, particular, perfectionistic,
     picky, precise, precisianist, precisianistic, priggish, prim,
     procrustean, prudish, punctilious, purist, puristic, puritan,
     puritanic, relentless, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous,
     rockbound, sanctimonious, scrupulous, selective, self-denying,
     sensitive, smug, staunch, stiff, stiff-necked, straightlaced,
     straitlaced, strict, stubborn, stuffy, unbending, uncompromising,
     unrelenting, unyielding, wedded to poverty  
     

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