Gallatin brought no prudishness and no orthodoxy in his Genevese baggage.
At another time he might have been shocked, for he had depths of prudishness within him.
And afterwards she made merry with papa about Kitty's prudishness.
I can forgive you for wearing crinoline, but I can not forgive you for prudishness.
I was not aware, dearest, that you had become a model of prudishness!
If one was discreet, it was through inclination and without pedantry or prudishness.
Her prudishness and jealousy were merely a projection of her own sexual wishes on her husband.
With the prudishness and peanut piety of puritanism Henry James has nothing in common.
The word in its common acceptance implies orthodoxy, conventionality, prudishness, asceticism.
At the risk of exposing my English prudishness, I ventured to remark to a French acquaintance that the fashion was un peu libre.