HyperDic: prudishness

English > 1 sense of the word prudishness:
NOUNattributeprudishness, primness, prudery, Grundyismexcessive or affected modesty
English > prudishness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaningexcessive or affected modesty.
Synonymsprimness, prudery, Grundyism
Broadermodesty, modestnessfreedom from vanity or conceit
Spanishcamandulería, disfuerzo, gazmoñería, melindre, mojigatería, pudibundez, remilgo
Catalanbeateria, gatamoixeria, mauleria
Adjectivesprudishexaggeratedly proper

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