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prudery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpruderyprud‧er‧y /ˈpruːdəri/ noun [uncountable]  OFFENDthe behaviour or attitude of people who are too easily shocked by things relating to sex – used to show disapproval
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pruderySurely, they feel, youthful vigour should outgun out-of-date prudery.A single incident suggests a great deal about Hennepinhis prudery, his belligerence, his sensitivity.For those raised in the prudery of puritanism or the celibacy-conscious preoccupations of Catholicism this ran against the grain.I am convinced that Victorian prudery was much to blame for this, and modern treatment might have much ameliorated it.
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