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Engelsk navneord: Puritan

1. Puritan (om person) a member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship

Mindre specifikke termerProtestant

2. puritan (om person) someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures

Mindre specifikke termerabstainer, ascetic

3. puritan (om person) a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prude

Mindre specifikke termerdisagreeable person, unpleasant person

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