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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Conscientious attention to rules and details; A state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit.

Usage examples (42)
  • The exact level would depend on the number and stringency of the conditions that needed to be met and thus audited.
  • Noun, : the stringency of poverty. ,the stringency of school discipline. ,stringency in the money market
  • About this time Mr. Ward's views of religious duty deepened in stringency and in gloom.
  • But this stringency, which is called positivism when the conditions of welfare are understood, becomes fanaticism when they are misrepresented. for more
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