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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, relating to, or characteristic of strict observance of or insistence on correctness in language, style, etc.

Usage examples (32)
  • Towards the end of the millennium the movement was nothing more than a few individuals who were unsatisfied with the ‘in their opinion' moderately puristic endeavours of...
  • A small group of determined people could light the puristic fire again.
  • This result means that Icelandic is the most well-know puristic language.
  • Since a few decades these two languages are going through an extremely puristic phase. for more
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