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puritanism

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a tendency to care a great deal about seemly behavior and morals especially in sexual matters
  • the Victorian era was often characterized by a hypocritical puritanism

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The first known use of puritanism was in 1573

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“Puritanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/puritanism. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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