the principles and practices of the .
(sometimes lowercase) extreme strictness in moral or religious matters, often to excess; rigid austerity.
Crashaw was another; and Whitgift was a third fellow whose name stands for anti-puritanism.
Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
1570s, from Puritan + -ism. Originally in reference to specific doctrines; from 1590s of excessive moral strictness generally. In this sense, famously defined by H.L. Mencken (1920) as “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy.”
checking or preventing fever. an antipyretic agent. Historical Examples Perhaps its antipyretic effects are limited to those cases in which malaria is a known or an unknown complication. A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various The antipyretic medicines which we have first to consider are derivatives of quinoline. Coal Raphael Meldola […]
an infectious disease of dogs, cats, and other animals, transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected animal and usually fatal if prophylactic treatment is not administered: caused by an RNA virus of the rhabdovirus group; hydrophobia. noun (pathol) an acute infectious viral disease of the nervous system transmitted by the saliva of infected […]
of or relating to the social construct of : racial diversity; racial stereotypes. (no longer in technical use) of, relating to, or characteristic of one or the races of humankind. Historical Examples Bolshevism is, in fact, as anti-racial as it is anti-social. The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy Theodore Lothrop Stoddard adjective denoting […]
opposed to radicalism or . Historical Examples An anti-radical upon the plan of the Anti-Jacobin might be of some use, provided it was well sustained. The Greville Memoirs Charles C. F. Greville In the early months of 1886 he was a flaming Tory and anti-radical. British Political Leaders Justin McCarthy
the holding or following of or extreme views or principles. the principles or practices of . noun the principles, desires, or practices of political radicals a radical movement, esp in politics the state or nature of being radical, esp in politics n. 1819 in the political sense, from radical (adj.) + -ism.