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1. strictness

noun. uncompromising resolution.

Synonyms

  • sternness
  • severity
  • harshness
  • inclemency
  • rigour
  • rigourousness
  • rigor
  • restrictiveness
  • rigorousness
  • stiffness
  • Puritanism
  • severeness
  • hardness

Antonyms

  • ease
  • pleasantness
  • smoothness
  • good weather

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • strict (English)
  • strictus (Latin)

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2. strictness

noun. conscientious attention to rules and details.

Synonyms

  • painstakingness
  • stringency

Antonyms

  • incredibility
  • urbanity
  • elegance

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • strict (English)
  • strictus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word strictness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Varying your level of strictness or your methods will only lead to your employees lacking faith in their managers and in the system itself.

2. Adjective
Conservative Jews try to follow the law and tradition, but the level of strictness varies among congregations and individuals.

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