noun see straitlaced

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • straitlacedness — strait·laced·ness …   English syllables

  • straitlacedness — noun see straitlaced …   Useful english dictionary

  • straitlaced — or straightlaced adjective Date: 1554 1. excessively strict in manners, morals, or opinion 2. wearing or having a bodice or stays tightly laced • straitlacedly adverb • straitlacedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibliolatry — Synonyms and related words: Sabbatarianism, bibliomania, bigotry, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, classical scholarship, classicism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bigotry — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, Sabbatarianism, abhorrence, abomination, anti Semitism, antipathy, authoritarianism, aversion, balkiness, bias, bibliolatry, blind side, blind spot, blinders, bullheadedness, closed mind,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blind spot — Synonyms and related words: ablepsia, amaurosis, atmospheric attenuation, atmospherics, authoritarianism, benightedness, bigotry, blaring, blasting, blind side, blind spots, blinders, blindfolding, blinding, blindness, blurring the eyes, cataract …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blinders — Synonyms and related words: authoritarianism, back band, backstrap, bearing rein, bellyband, bigotry, bit, blind side, blind spot, blindfold, blinds, blinkers, breeching, bridle, caparison, cavesson, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, cinch, closed …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dogmatism — Synonyms and related words: Sabbatarianism, balkiness, bibliolatry, bigotry, blindness, bullheadedness, deafness, determination, doggedness, dogmaticalness, evangelicalism, fanaticism, fixed mind, fundamentalism, hardheadedness, headstrongness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • false modesty — Synonyms and related words: Quakerishness, censoriousness, demureness, demurity, hideboundness, mauvaise honte, narrowness, overmodesty, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanicalness, sanctimoniousness, sanctimony, smugness, stiff …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fanaticism — Synonyms and related words: agitation, authoritarianism, balkiness, bias, bibliolatry, bigotry, blind side, blind spot, blinders, bluster, brawl, broil, brouhaha, bullheadedness, cacophony, chaos, charismatic gift, charismatic movement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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