Definition of puritanism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    puritanism

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpyʊrətnˌɪzəm//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1Puritanism the beliefs and practices of the puritans
  2. 2very strict moral attitudes
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