Part of speech:
(Countable) Prudish behaviour
The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy elements.
Relating to or displaying the standards or ideals of morality regarded as characteristic of the time of Queen Victoria:
The definition of priggish is being overly proper or expressing exaggerated morality and propriety that causes great annoyance.
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
Affectedly refined or dainty.
Intolerant; bigoted; narrow-minded
Showing or acting with careful attention to detail:
Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
Using means other than nuclear weapons or energy:
Inclined to be distant and reserved; aloof.
Not liquid, loose, or fluid; thick:
Exhibiting or feeling great or offensive satisfaction with oneself or with one's situation; self-righteously complacent:
Barely sufficient; close:
Rigorous in religious observance; marked by stern morality.
Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
The definition of scrupulous is someone who is detailed and precise, or someone who is aware of the right thing to do.
The definition of pedantic is someone who is very concerned with the details of a subject and tends to overly show off their knowledge.
Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
Not moving or flexing:
The definition of rigorous is something that is painfully exact or precise.
(Informal) Demanding, requiring above-normal care.
Friendly or agreeable; affable
Tolerant of opinions and behavior that are unconventional or that differ from one's own; not bigoted; liberal
(Especially of weather) pleasantly mild and warm
Precise or proper to the point of affectation; excessively decorous.
Made up entirely or predominantly of white people
Expressed in units measuring area:
Difficult to endure; oppressive:
Granting or inclined to grant permission; tolerant or lenient:
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
Going out or away; departing:
Elegantly stylish or fashionable:
Designating an adjective formed from a proper noun, as Bostonian
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
(Now Rare) Old-fashioned; conservative
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