Nouns (9)

remilgado, puritano, pazguato, cucufato, camandulero, mojigato, gazmoñero, gazmoño
n. a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
puritano
n. someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures

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Adjectives (9)

moralista, conservativo, puritano
adj. of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
pudibundo, remilgado, puritano, mojigato, gazmoñero, gazmoño
adj. exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

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ruco, antigualla, pureta, carca
n. a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned
ratón de biblioteca, dómine, escolástico, sabihondo, sabidillo
n. a Scholastic philosopher or theologian
purista, casticista
n. someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)
espantagustos, derramasolaces, derramaplaceres, atajasolaces, aguafiestas
n. someone who spoils the pleasure of others
espartano, rígido, austero, severo, riguroso
adj. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
artificioso, artificial, fingido, forzado
adj. artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"
sentado, ecuánime, serio, sosegado, sereno, tranquilo, equilibrado
adj. characterized by dignity and propriety
rigoroso, estricto, severo, riguroso
adj. rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
exigente, muy exigente, difícil de contentar, descontentadizo, escogido, crítico
adj. giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"
delicado, rebuscado, artificioso, afectado, exquisito, refinado
adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
pudoroso
adj. affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
fanático
adj. of or infected by rabies
papal
adj. puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
honesto, honorable, cabal, justo, sincero, ético, moral
adj. adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"
sabido, redicho, pedante, pedantesco, sabihondo, sabidillo, sabelotodo, erudito, hueco, intelectual
adj. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
serio, formal
adj. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!"
fijo, regular, constante
adj. not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer"

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rigoroso, rígido, implacable, estricto, severo, adusto, riguroso, duro, firme, austero
adj. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
disciplinario, correctivo
adj. designed to promote discipline; "the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional"; "disciplinal measures"; "the mother was stern and disciplinary"
strict, espartano, severo, riguroso
adj. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells; "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien"; "a strict disciplinarian"; "a Spartan upbringing"
procedente, debido, cortés, bien educado, decente, correcto, conveniente
adj. according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
indicado, bueno, correcto
adj. socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
indicado, adecuado, bueno, correcto, justo
adj. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
conveniente
adj. in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion; "We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this"

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