Definition of precisian in English:

precisian

noun

Archaic
  • A person who is rigidly precise or punctilious, especially as regards religious rules.

    • ‘She also turned her son into something of a precisian.’
    • ‘‘The generality of the people who were then called puritans, precisians, religious persons’, Baxter wrote, those ‘that used to talk of God, and heaven, and scripture, and holiness adhered to the Parliament.’
    pedant, precisionist, perfectionist, formalist, literalist, stickler, traditionalist, doctrinaire, quibbler, hair-splitter, dogmatist, casuist, sophist, fault-finder, caviller, carper, pettifogger
    View synonyms

Pronunciation:

precisian

/prēˈsiZHən/