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puritanism (countable and uncountable, plural puritanisms)

  1. (theology) Strict and austere religious conduct.
  2. Extreme strictness regarding moral scruples.
    • 2016 October 17, Vicky Spratt, "Work Hard, Work Hard:Meet The Neo-Puritans", Graziadaily.co[1]
      Some have argued that the closure of Fabric is symptomatic of a wider shift towards a new puritanism in Britian: a culture in which fun, hedonism and cultural experimentation are no longer valued.