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1. strict

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkt'] rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard.

Synonyms

  • rigorous

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • mild

Etymology

  • strictus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Strict

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Example sentences of the word strict


1. Adjective
Ensure your family and friends are strict with the no jumping policy.

Quotes containing the word strict


1. I love the idea of things being strict and things being uniform. That's the reason why I surround each collection with humor or irony. I want to make sure that it's not too serious and that there is some element that throws it off because otherwise that would make it really boring. There's always a story that's somewhat fantastical.
- Thom Browne

2. My mother's from Thailand, and they're very strict about girls in bikinis, but I would love to do a shoot in the floating market in Thailand.
- Christine Teigen

3. These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained.
- Major Taylor

2. strict

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkt'] (of rules) stringently enforced.

Synonyms

  • invariable

Antonyms

  • placable
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • strictus (Latin)

3. strict

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkt'] severe and unremitting in making demands.

Synonyms

  • exacting
  • demanding

Antonyms

  • intemperate
  • worsening
  • noncritical

Etymology

  • strictus (Latin)

4. strict

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkt'] characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint.

Synonyms

  • self-disciplined
  • abstemious
  • corrective
  • nonindulgent
  • disciplinal
  • self-restraining
  • severe
  • spartan
  • monkish
  • puritanic
  • puritanical
  • stern
  • renunciant
  • blue
  • renunciative
  • self-denying
  • austere
  • self-abnegating

Antonyms

  • gluttonous
  • weak
  • good
  • irresolute

Etymology

  • strictus (Latin)

5. strict

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkt'] incapable of compromise or flexibility.

Synonyms

  • intolerant

Antonyms

  • improper
  • front

Etymology

  • strictus (Latin)
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