(1) He was religious and prudish , which is one of the main reasons why the novels of his era do not feature any sex.(2) Sex is a part of life and I felt we were being a bit prudish not showing any.(3) But only the most prudish will have been shocked by the news that Huntington Working Men's Club has finally allowed women into its games room.(4) Parents tend to a have a prudish , Victorian hangover about sex education in this country - it's pathetic.(5) My guess is that quite a few parents who don't particularly care about sex in the papers on their own account suddenly develop prudish tendencies when their child reads about it.(6) The book chronicles her sexual encounters with the various men who replied and, despite my initial, rather prudish shock, I found myself saluting her courage.(7) Our great-grandparents were rather less prudish than we might imagine.(8) Another thing that worries me is how prudish people are about nudity, and sex.(9) It's not that Paul swears a lot or that I'm prudish about bad language, it's just a surprise to see his glossy showman veneer crack a little.(10) The film is perfunctory, even prudish , in its depiction of sex and refuses to acknowledge Aids.(11) His hero was promptly rechristened Rodolfo, and Cammarano also argued, to Verdi's annoyance, that the prudish Neapolitan audience would never accept a prince's mistress on stage.(12) What likewise astonishes is how Victorian, prudish , and ultra-conservative in thought most of us really are despite the claim to modernity and non-traditionalism.(13) Much of America adopts a prudish attitude to betting.(14) It's not that they are at all prudish or old fashioned, or even disapproving of my having a sexually active lifestyle; the opposite in fact.(15) But the family had never been prudish about nudity, Danny, a nurse, explained.(16) The Victorian age was supposed to have been temperate, prudish , serious and industrious, rather like the good Queen herself.