Definition of Strictness

1. Noun. Conscientious attention to rules and details.

Exact synonyms: Stringency
Generic synonyms: Conscientiousness, Painstakingness
Derivative terms: Strict, Strict, Stringent

2. Noun. Uncompromising resolution.

Definition of Strictness

1. n. Quality or state of being strict.

Definition of Strictness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being strict. ¹

2. Noun. The result or product of being strict. ¹

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Definition of Strictness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strictness

strict implications
strict vegetarian
strictly better
strictly decreasing function
strictly decreasing functions
strictly increasing function
strictly increasing functions
strictly proper
strictly speaking
strictness (current term)
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Literary usage of Strictness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"His strictness of life and constant attendance at prayers gained liim the name of an ' arch-puritan.' He was nominated a member of the Westminster Assembly ..."

2. The General Principles of the Law of Evidence: In Their Application to the by Frank Sumner Rice (1894)
"Former strictness Relaxed.—The strictness with which indictments were formerly ... Lord Hale remarks (2 Hale, PC 193) that the strictness required in ..."

3. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"One party shuddered at or corrupt, still it must be repeated, the pro-1 strictness and severity of the other ; wluc dig-ious quantity of life they consume ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"... though degenerated themselves, as was admitted, from their primitive strictness. * This council was held at Constantinople in the dome of the palace, ..."

5. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1908)
"... *The lords temporal consist of all the peers of the realm," (the г + ь-у bishops not being in strictness held to bo such, but merely lords of L ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"While this rule seems to be applied with greater strictness In England than in this country, even there, when it appears from the context of the instrument ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"themselves with the same strictness to the lawi of pleading, as in the common-law States of the Union, but have permitted parties to amend their pleadings ..."

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