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.
Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
(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:
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