Definitions and translations for "puritan"

Definition of puritan

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Noun
1. (often disapproving): a puritanical person
Adjective
2. (often disapproving): acting or behaving according to the Puritan morals (e.g. propagating modesty), especially with regard to pleasure, nudity and sex
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English - English - puritan

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n. one who is strict on religious issues; one who is strict on moral issues; one who supports modesty and simplicity
adj. strict on religious and moral issues, supporting modesty and simplicity
adj. puritan

English - Spanish - puritan

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s. puritano, moralista
adj. puritano, gazmoño

English - French - puritan

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n. puritain, membre d'une secte qui voulaient pratiquer un christianisme plus pur; personne qui montre une pureté morale scrupuleuse
adj. rigoriste, religieux strict; sévère (respecte sévèrement les principes; puritain

English - German - puritan

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n. Puritaner
adj. Puritaner (Anhänger der streng kalvinistischen Richtung in England des 16/17. Jh.s)

English - Indonesian - puritan

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n. moral: orang yg teguh berpegang pd norma moral, fanatik: orang fanatik pd agama
a. moral: yg berpegang teguh pd norma moral

English - Italian - puritan

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s. puritano
agg. (Rel; ev) puritano

English - Polish - puritan

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n. purytanin

English - Portuguese - puritan

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s. puritano; homem de moral; moralista; pessoa modesta e simples
adj. puritano (em relação a religião e a moral); rigoroso (em relação a moral)

English - Romanian - puritan

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n. puritan

English - Russian - puritan

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с. пуританин, святоша
прил. пуританский

English - Turkish - puritan

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i. püriten, püritan mezhebi üyesi, tutucu protestan, bağnaz protestan
s. püritan, tutucu, bağnaz, aşırı dinci

English - Ukrainian - puritan

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n. пуританин, святенник
a. пуританський

Romanian - English - puritan

n. Puritan, gospeller: hot gospeller, precisian, prude
a. Puritanic

English - Dutch - puritan

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bn. puriteins
zn. puritein

English - Greek - puritan

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ουσ. αυστηρός κατά την θρησκείαν, πουριτανός, αυστηρός κατά τα ήθη

English - Arabic - puritan

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‏البوريتاني التطهري، متزمت، صارم‏

English - Chinese - puritan

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(名) 清教徒
(形) 清教徒的; 生活严谨的

English - Chinese - puritan

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(名) 清教徒
(形) 清教徒的; 生活嚴謹的

English - Hindi - puritan

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n. अऋग्रेज़ी ईसाई धर्म का एक पन्थ, नियम-निष्ठ व्यक्ति
a. नैतिकतावादी

English - Japanese - puritan

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(形) 厳格な
(名) 厳格な人

English - Korean - puritan

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명. 청교도, 종교적 문제들에 엄격한 사람; 도덕적문제에 엄격한 사람; 겸손과 단순함을 지지하는 사람
형. 청교도적인, 종교와 도덕적 문제에 엄격한, 검소함과 단순함을 지지하는
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Synonyms for puritan
holy person: monk, penitent, ascetic