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Antonyms for puritanical
ˌpyʊər ɪˈtæn ɪ kəl

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term puritanical.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. puritanical(adj)

    of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism

    Antonyms:
    improper, indulgent

    Synonyms:
    priggish, tight-laced, straitlaced, square-toed, victorian, straightlaced, puritanic, straight-laced, strait-laced, blue(a), prim, prissy, prudish

  2. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, improper

    Synonyms:
    blue(a), mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, overnice, dainty, straightlaced, priggish, prudish, strait-laced, tight-laced, nice, straight-laced, squared-toe, niminy-piminy, victorian, prim, puritanic, twee, square-toed

  3. blue(a), puritanic, puritanical(adj)

    morally rigorous and strict

    "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, improper

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. puritanical

    Antonyms:
    genial, dissolute, voluptuous, rakish

    Synonyms:
    prudish, ascetic, demure

How to use puritanical in a sentence?

  1. Ben Stiller:

    She looked sort of puritanical and smelled nice.

  2. Michael Aaron:

    Our society is filled with sexual myths and misconceptions, mostly stemming from a combination of our culture's puritanical roots, as well as rampant consumerism, which feeds off individual insecurities to sell unnecessary products.

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#41963indulgent
#44529voluptuous
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#111537dissolute
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