Quakerish, Victorian, abusive, blackening, blameful, censorious, choicy, choosy, condemnatory, condescending, conformist, conscientious, contemptuous, critical, damnatory, demure, denunciatory, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, derisive, discriminating, discriminative, disparaging, exacting, execrating, execrative, execratory, fastidious, formal, formalistic, fussy, goody-goody, hidebound, high-hat, invective, inveighing, judgmental, meticulous, mid-Victorian, narrow, nit-picking, objurgatory, old-maidish, overmodest, particular, patronizing, pedantic, perfectionistic, picky, precious, precise, precisianistic, prig, prim, prissy, prudish, punctilious, purist, puristic, puritanic, puritanical, reproachful, reprobative, reviling, ridiculing, sanctimonious, scoffing, scrupulous, selective, self-complacent, self-contented, self-esteeming, self-loving, self-righteous, self-satisfied, sensitive, severe, smug, sniffy, snippy, snobbish, snobby, snooty, snotty, stick-in-the-mud, stiff-necked, strait-laced, straitlaced, strict, stuffy, uptight, vilifying, vituperative
affectation, affectedness, acting a part, pretense boasting, charlatanism, quackery, shallow profundity, pretension, airs, pedantry, purism, precisianism, euphuism, teratology, mannerism, simagree, grimace, conceit, foppery, dandyism, man millinery, coxcombry, puppyism, stiffness, formality, buckram, prudery, demureness, coquetry, mock modesty, minauderie, sentimentalism, mauvais honte, false shame, affector, performer, actor, pedant, pedagogue, doctrinaire, purist, euphuist, mannerist, grimacier, lump of affectation, precieuse ridicule, bas bleu, blue stocking, poetaster, prig, charlatan, petit maitre, flatterer, coquette, prude, puritan, affected, full of affectation, pretentious, pedantic, stilted, stagy, theatrical, big-sounding, ad captandum, canting, insincere, not natural, unnatural, self-conscious, maniere, artificial, overwrought, overdone, overacted, euphuist, stiff, starch, formal, prim, smug, demure, tire a quatre epingles, quakerish, puritanical, prudish, pragmatical, priggish
, conceited, coxcomical, foppish, dandified, finical, finikin, mincing, simpering, namby-pamby, sentimental, conceit in weakest bodies strongest works.
vanity, conceit, conceitedness, self-conceit, self- complacency, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, self-love, self-approbation, self-praise, self-glorification, self-laudation, self-gratulation, self-applause, self-admiration, amour propre, selfishness, airs, affected manner, pretensions, mannerism, egotism, priggism, priggishness, coxcombry, gaudery, vainglory, elation, pride, ostentation, assurance, vox et praeterea nihil, cheval de bataille, coxcomb, Sir Oracle, vain, vain as a peacock, proud as a peacock, conceited, overweening, pert, forward, vainglorious, high-flown, ostentatious, puffed up, inflated, flushed, self-satisfied, self-confident, self-sufficient, self-flattering, self-admiring, self-applauding, self-glorious, self-opinionated, entente, wise in one's own conceit, pragmatical, overwise, pretentious, priggish
, egotistic, egotistical, soi-disant, arrogant, unabashed, unblushing, unconstrained, unceremonious, free and easy, vainly, how we apples swim!, prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk.