OTHER WORDS FROM purismpur·ist, noun
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As a general rule, I think, educated Americans are more apt to err on the side of purism than of laxity.America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer
No writer of the period has such a command of pure English, unadulterated by xenomania and unweakened by purism, as Daniel.A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury
Purism, whether in grammar or vocabulary, almost always means ignorance.Thomas Hardy's Dorset|Robert Thurston Hopkins
His fate was perhaps as sad as well might be, and as foul a blot to the purism of these very pure times in which we live.Doctor Thorne|Anthony Trollope
If we attempt such purism we must fail signally as constructors and as artists.