Words nearby prudery
How to use prudery in a sentence
These were men of their time, and their aesthetic interest in the ancient world was throttled by Christian prudery.
But like American speakeasies during prohibition in the USA, these places are oases in a desert of official prudery.
It would be lamentable indeed if such prudery moved us to a two-tiered, gender-segregated system of medical care.
A characteristic which distinguished them and which impressed Mrs. Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Then Griffith observed how delicate and prudent his lovely wife was, without ostentatious prudery; and his heart was at peace.
"Madeleine" ought to do something to clear away the mist in minds which confuse prudery and virtue.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
When our women are better educated, there will be less prudery and more real modesty.The Education of American Girls|Anna Callender Brackett
La Belle Stuart was one par excellence; in her the hypocrisy of prudery was double-distilled.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge