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Definition of strictum

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

Synonyms strict hard-and-fast Related Terms invariable

2. strict [ a ] rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
Examples: "rigorous application of the law" "a strict vegetarian"

Used in print:

(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)

You 've already sent your daughter to Miss_X 's select academy for girls and your son to Mr._Y 's select academy for boys , and you can be as liberal as you please with strict impunity .

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

They give strict interpretation to William_James ' statement that `` Every idea that enters the mind tends to express itself '' .

(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)

Or a Protestant , or one of those amusing dogmatic atheists , or a strict orthodox Communist .

Synonyms strict rigorous Related Terms exact

3. strict [ a ] (of rules) stringently enforced
Examples: "hard-and-fast rules"

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

She was told by the manservant who opened the door that his lordship was engaged on work from which he had left strict orders he was not to be disturbed .

Synonyms strict hard-and-fast Related Terms invariable

4. strict [ a ] incapable of compromise or flexibility

Synonyms rigid strict Related Terms intolerant

5. strict [ a ] not indulgent
Examples: "strict parents"

Synonyms strict nonindulgent Related Terms unpermissive

6. strict [ a ] unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
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"

Synonyms severe strict spartan Related Terms nonindulgent

7. strict [ a ] severe and unremitting in making demands
Examples: "an exacting instructor" "a stern disciplinarian" "strict standards"

Synonyms stern exacting strict Related Terms demanding

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