Part of speech:
Narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
The definition of vain is someone or something without value, without force or who is conceited.
(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
Precise or proper to the point of affectation; excessively decorous.
Elegantly stylish or fashionable:
The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy elements.
Designating an adjective formed from a proper noun, as Bostonian
Like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
Showing, variously, the middle-class respectability, prudery, bigotry, etc. generally attributed to Victorian England
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
(Now Rare) Old-fashioned; conservative
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
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