strict
1. [ adjective ] (of rules) stringently enforced
Synonyms: hard-and-fast
Examples:

"hard-and-fast rules"

Related terms: invariable
2. [ adjective ] rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
Synonyms: rigorous
Examples:

"rigorous application of the law" "a strict vegetarian"

Related terms: exact
3. [ adjective ] (of rules) stringently enforced
Synonyms: hard-and-fast
Examples:

"hard-and-fast rules"

Related terms: invariable
4. [ adjective ] incapable of compromise or flexibility
Synonyms: rigid
Related terms: intolerant
5. [ adjective ] not indulgent
Synonyms: nonindulgent
Examples:

"strict parents"

Related terms: unpermissive
6. [ adjective ] unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
Synonyms: severe spartan
Examples:

"a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien" "a strict disciplinarian" "a Spartan upbringing"

Related terms: nonindulgent
7. [ adjective ] severe and unremitting in making demands
Synonyms: stern exacting
Examples:

"an exacting instructor" "a stern disciplinarian" "strict standards"

Related terms: demanding
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