prudery

as in puritanism
a tendency to care a great deal about seemly behavior and morals especially in sexual matters such prudery regarding artistic depictions of the nude has no place on a college campus

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“Prudery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prudery. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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