Definition of "strictness" [strict•ness]

  • The state or quality of being strict. (noun)
  • The result or product of being strict. (noun)

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Use "strictness" in a sentence
  • "– The result of this excessive strictness is that the day becomes hateful to them."
  • "He was not in strictness a prisoner; but who could trust to the caprice of these lawless men?"
  • "We can, as to the house, live here commodiously enough; and our only present consideration is, on what we are to live: a consideration, however, which as lovers, I believe in strictness we ought to be much above!"