precisian

noun

pre·​ci·​sian pri-ˈsi-zhən How to pronounce precisian (audio)
1
: a person who stresses or practices scrupulous adherence to a strict standard especially of religious observance or morality
2

Word History

First Known Use

1571, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of precisian was in 1571

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Cite this Entry

“Precisian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precisian. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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