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Definition of "puritanic" []

  • Archaic form of puritanical. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "puritanic" in a sentence
  • "A nation that sought to create, simultaneously, in the same people, a glutton's greed for food, comfort, and possessions—and a puritanic morality…."
  • "We grieved at that robust and shrewd land's fatal weakness for making right, then wrong decisions, and standing by the latter beyond all reason and with puritanic perversity…"
  • "A typical puritanic wanker of the new political elite, living in a fantasy world of their own making, concerned with their own pet causes that have no relevance to the lives of ordinary people."