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prudish

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given to or marked by very conservative standards regarding personal behavior or morals
  • by the prudish standards of the 19th century, any depiction of the nude was scandalous

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The first known use of prudish was in 1717

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“Prudish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prudish. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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