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Definition of "exactingness" [exactingness]

  • The state of being exacting. (noun)

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Use "exactingness" in a sentence
  • "She set her clean canvas firmly upon the easel, as a barrier, frail, but she hoped sufficiently substantial to ward off Mr Ramsay and his exactingness."
  • "Not for them exactingness, caprice, the gay or grave analysis of love and lover: such moods charm alone in lovely women, and even in _them_ bring risks along."
  • "The cruel exactingness of Emperor Wu's laws was also modeled upon Ch'in Legalist practices."
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