Puristical
Puristic Pu*ris"tic, Puristical Pu*ris"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to purists or purism. [1913 Webster]

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  • puristical — adjective puristic …   Wiktionary

  • puristical — pu·ris·ti·cal …   English syllables

  • puristical — adjective see puristic * * * pūrisˈtic or pūrisˈtical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑purism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Puristic — Pu*ris tic, Puristical Pu*ris tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to purists or purism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purism — purist, n. puristic, puristical, adj. puristically, adv. /pyoor iz euhm/, n. 1. strict observance of or insistence on purity in language, style, etc. 2. an instance of this. 3. (often cap.) Fine Arts. a style of art developed in France in the… …   Universalium

  • purism — [pyoor′iz΄əm] n. [Fr purisme < pur, PURE] 1. strict observance of or insistence on precise usage or on application of formal, often pedantic rules, as in language, art, etc. 2. an instance of this purist n. puristic adj. puristical… …   English World dictionary

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