puritan definicija - Engleski jezik - Leksikon

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puritan [ pridev ]
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Of or pertaining to the Puritans; resembling, or characteristic of, the Puritans.

puritan [ imenica ]
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ETYM From Purity.
Adheres to strict religious principles; opposed to sensual pleasures.
From 156a member of the Church of England who wished to eliminate Roman Catholic survivals in church ritual, or substitute a presbyterian for an episcopal form of church government. The term also covers the separatists who withdrew from the church altogether.
The Puritans were characterized by a strong conviction of human sinfulness and the wrath of God and by a devotion to plain living and hard work. The Puritan immigrants who settled in New England in the 17th century, most of them Congregationalists and Presbyterians, had a profound, formative influence on American culture, political institutions, and education. See also Congregationalism.

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puritan [ imenica ]
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a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum.

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puritan [ imenica ]
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adheres to strict religious principles; opposed to sensual pleasures.

puritan [ 'satelit' prideva (dodatak pridevu) ]
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morally rigorous and strict; "blue laws"; "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior".

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