Synonyms for (adjective) puritanical

Synonyms: blue, puritanic, puritanical

Definition: morally rigorous and strict

Usage: the puritan work ethic; puritanic distaste for alcohol; she was anything but puritanical in her behavior

Similar words: nonindulgent, strict

Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint


Synonyms: victorian, square-toed, straight-laced, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, tight-laced, priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical

Definition: exaggeratedly proper

Usage: my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

Similar words: proper

Definition: marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

Usage: proper medical treatment; proper manners