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prudishness

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a tendency to care a great deal about seemly behavior and morals especially in sexual matters
  • the prudishness of the people of the Victorian era was a hindrance to the dissemination of some basic information on human health and hygiene

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“Prudishness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prudishness. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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