Prudery Definition

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1. A single incident suggests a great deal about Hennepinhis prudery, his belligerence, his sensitivity. 1
2. A woman of artifice and prudery. 1
3. Despite the dramatic title, Mr. Pyles is not sure the change in meaning was intentional or even about prudery. 1
4. For those raised in the prudery of puritanism or the celibacy-conscious preoccupations of Catholicism this ran against the grain. 1
5. I am convinced that Victorian prudery was much to blame for this, and modern treatment might have much ameliorated it. 1
6. In some cultures it is not prudery that leads them to discourage men from looking at pornography. 1
7. It's 24-year-old Guo Jingming, a pop idol whose cross-dressing, image-obsessed persona has made him a sensation in a country where the Communist dictatorship advocates prudery and heterosexuality. 1
8. Joe wondered whether their prudery would ruin things, or add even more hilarity. 1
9. Some feminists even claim that pornography can empower women by loosening them from the shackles of social prudery and restrictions. 1
10. Surely, they feel, youthful vigour should outgun out-of-date prudery. 1
11. The paper was called: Crudity, prudery, And Treachery: Translating Sex in the Song of Songs. 1
12. The'Eastern'Mark Twain can be delicate to the point of prudery. 1
13. Unfortunately, because of prudery and general historical ignorance, these epidemiological basics had been widely forgotten when AIDS made its appearance in the 1980's. 1
14. We think of it as a time of buttoned-up prudery and repression — and it was — but loosen the corset of 1860s England and out spills the kink. 1

Prudery

[ˈpro͞od(ə)rē]

DEFINITION

prudes (plural noun)

  - noun form of prude

NOUN

  - a person who is or claims to be easily shocked by matters relating to sex or nudity.

Synonyms

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List of Suffixes

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