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Another word for victorian

  1. Marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form

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  1. A person who is too much concerned with being proper, modest, or righteous

      1. (Canadian) A native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia.
      2. A puritanical person:
      3. A puritanical person who tries to impose a strict moral code on others
      1. Used as a courtesy title for a married or widowed woman before the surname or full name of her husband:
      2. Used in informal titles for a married woman to indicate the epitomizing of an attribute or activity:
      1. (Person, proper) Conventional social disapproval, prudishness, narrow-mindedness, etc.
      1. A person who is overly modest or proper in behavior, dress, or speech, esp. in a way that annoys others
      2. One who is excessively concerned with being or appearing to be proper, modest, or righteous.
      1. Any member of a Protestant group in England and the American colonies that in the 16th and 17th cent. wanted to make the Church of England simpler in its services and stricter about morals
      2. A person who is very strict or austere in religious practice or moral outlook, especially someone who regards pleasure or luxury as sinful.
      3. A member of a group of English Protestants who in the 1500s and 1600s advocated strict religious discipline along with simplification of the ceremonies and creeds of the Church of England.
      1. A prim, prudish, fussy person
      2. A simple card game played with a deck containing one card with no match, the loser being the player left with that card after all the others have been paired
      3. A woman, esp. an older woman, who has never married; spinster
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