HyperDic: primness

English > 2 senses of the word primness:
NOUNattributeprimness, prudishness, prudery, Grundyismexcessive or affected modesty
attributeprimness, priggishnessexaggerated and arrogant properness
English > primness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningexcessive or affected modesty.
Synonymsprudishness, prudery, Grundyism
Broadermodesty, modestnessfreedom from vanity or conceit
Spanishcamandulería, disfuerzo, gazmoñería, melindre, mojigatería, pudibundez, remilgo
Catalanbeateria, gatamoixeria, mauleria
Adjectivesprimexaggeratedly proper
primaffectedly dainty or refined
English > primness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningexaggerated and arrogant properness.
Synonympriggishness
Broaderpropriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
Spanishgazmoñada, gazmoñería, mojigatería, pedantería, presunción
Catalanpedantisme, presumpció
Adjectivesprimexaggeratedly proper

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