Definition of Puritanic

1. Adjective. Morally rigorous and strict. "She was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

Exact synonyms: Blue, Puritanical
Similar to: Nonindulgent, Strict
Derivative terms: Puritan, Puritan, Puritan, Puritanism



Definition of Puritanic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice.

Definition of Puritanic

1. Adjective. (archaic form of puritanical) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Puritanic

1. [adj]

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Literary usage of Puritanic

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1. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1883)
"These phases, roughly stated, are: (1) The puritanic Philosophy in history from 1620 to 1760, culminating in Edwards; (2) The Philanthropic Philosophy in ..."

2. A History of Hindu Civilisation During British Rule by Pramatha Nath Bose (1894)
"Bacchanalian scenes like these produced a violent puritanic move- revulsion of feeling towards ... A puritanic movement then set in. It is worthy of note, ..."

3. A History of Hindu Civilisation During British Rule by Pramatha Nath Bose (1894)
"Bacchanalian scenes like these produced a violent m^nt'^n'the^ater revulsion of feel'ng towards the close Vedic period; of the Vedic period. A puritanic ..."

4. Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... if the Holy Ghost were come down again from Heaven upon men." — PATRICK'S Friendly Debate between a Conformist and a Non-conformist, p. 25-7. puritanic ..."

5. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Tom is only comparatively a bad boy and his badness is thrown into comic relief by the puritanic austerity of the ..."

6. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry; Famous Characters by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Tom is only comparatively a bad boy and his badness is thrown into comic relief by the puritanic austerity of ..."

7. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1850)
"... as if the Holy Ghost were come down again from Heaven upon men."—PATRICK'S Friendly Debate between a Conformist and a Non-conformist, p. 25-7. puritanic ..."

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