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Engelsk substantiv: 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 spesifikke uttrykkProtestant

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkabstainer, ascetic

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)prude

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisagreeable person, unpleasant person

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