prudeness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prude +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

prudeness ‎(uncountable)

  1. The quality or state of being prudish.
    • 2009 September 3, Ayala Ben-Yehuda, “Shakira gets in touch with her animal nature”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      I find that this time around, I'm writing with a little less prudeness."

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