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Strictness definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRICTNESS, n.
1. Closeness; tightness; opposed to laxity.
2. Exactness in the observance of rules, laws, rites and the like; rigorous accuracy; nice regularity or precision.
I could not grant too much or distrust too little to men that pretended singular piety and religious strictness.
3. Rigor; severity.
These commissioners proceeded with such strictness and severity as did much obscure the kings mercy.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: conscientious attention to rules and details [syn: strictness, stringency]
2: uncompromising resolution [syn: sternness, strictness]

Merriam Webster's

noun see strict

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Strictness Strict"ness, n. Quality or state of being strict.

Moby Thesaurus

Sabbatarianism, absoluteness, accommodation, accord, accordance, accuracy, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, agreement, attention to detail, attention to fact, bibliolatry, bigotry, care for truth, censoriousness, choosiness, circumstantiality, closeness, compliance, confinement, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity, congruity, conscientiousness, consistency, conventionality, correctness, correspondence, criticality, criticalness, crowdedness, delicacy, detail, discriminatingness, discrimination, discriminativeness, dogmatism, evangelicalism, exactingness, exactitude, exactness, exquisiteness, faithfulness, fastidiousness, faultlessness, fidelity, fineness, finicality, finicalness, finickiness, finickingness, flawlessness, flexibility, fundamentalism, fussiness, hair, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, harmony, hideboundness, hyperorthodoxy, incapaciousness, incommodiousness, keeping, limitation, line, literalism, literality, literalness, malleability, mathematical precision, meticulousness, minuteness, narrow gauge, narrowness, nearness, niceness, nicety, obedience, observance, orthodoxy, particularity, particularness, perfection, perfectionism, pliancy, preciseness, precisianism, precision, priggishness, prudishness, punctilio, punctiliousness, punctuality, purism, puritanicalness, puritanism, reconcilement, reconciliation, refinement, restrictedness, restriction, right, rightness, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigorousness, sabbatism, scripturalism, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, selectiveness, selectivity, sensitivity, severity, slenderness, staunchness, stiff-neckedness, straitlacedness, straitness, strict interpretation, subtlety, taste, textualism, the letter, tight squeeze, tightness, traditionalism, uniformity



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