Definitions For Puritanism


  • Strictness and austerity in conduct and religion
  • The beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects)
  • The beliefs and practices of Puritans
  • The beliefs and practices of people who follow very strict moral and religious rules about the proper way to behave and live

Is Puritanism a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Puritanism is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Puritanism in a Sentence

  • The Victorian era was often characterized by a hypocritical puritanism

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