antipuritanism

Puritanism

[pyoor-i-tn-iz-uhm]
noun
1.
the principles and practices of the Puritans.
2.
(sometimes lowercase) extreme strictness in moral or religious matters, often to excess; rigid austerity.

Origin:
1565–75; Puritan + -ism

anti-Puritanism, noun
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puritanism

noun
1. the beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects) 
2. strictness and austerity in conduct and religion 
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