Definition of Purists

1. Noun. (plural of purist) ¹



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Definition of Purists

1. purist [n] - See also: purist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purists

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purines
puring
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purisms
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purists (current term)
puritan
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purity
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purity rings

Literary usage of Purists

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1. The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, Samuel George Chetwynd Middlemore (1904)
"2 But the claims of the purists were most successfully met by the express renunciation of the higher qualities of style, and the adoption of a vigorous, ..."

2. The Civilisation of the Period of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, Samuel George Chetwynd Middlemore (1892)
"2 But the claims of the purists were most successfully met by the express renunciation of the higher qualities of style, and the adoption of a vigorous, ..."

3. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"CHAMBER MUSIC Musical purists—The String Quartet—Comparison of Chamber Music ... They are the purists among music-lovers, the last people who would care to ..."

4. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Bagnall was an acquaintance of Thomas Morton's, and it was here Morton spent some portion of his time after his difficulty with the purists of Plymouth. ..."

5. Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature by John Addington Symonds (1881)
"THE purists. The Italians lose their Language—Prejudice against the Mother Tongue —Problem of the Dialects—Want of a Metropolis—The Tuscan Classics—Petrarch ..."

6. Sdi: A View from Europe by Robert C. Hughes (1995)
"... THE purists and ABSOLUTISTS: ALL and NOTHING In one group are those who demand or expect, depending on whether they are critic or advocate, ..."

7. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1856)
"We shall, perhaps, incur Mr. F. Newman's censure, who in his preface to the Homer to which we have already alluded writes strongly against purists and ..."

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