HyperDic: purism

English > 1 sense of the word purism:
NOUNcommunicationpurismscrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language)
English > purism: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningscrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language).
Example"linguistic purisms"
Broaderinsistence, insistingcontinual and persistent demands
Spanishpurismo
Catalanpurisme
Nounspuristsomeone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)

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