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1. Commonly refers to an old fashioned Christian movement which was common into colonial times.

2. According to H. L. Mencken, "The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy."
Liberal people like me are extremely afraid of puritanism rising up.
by Zack Green August 19, 2004
The haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy
Needless to say, puritans hate fun
by shambola September 05, 2004
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