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stringency

noun strin·gen·cy \ˈstrin-jən(t)-sē\
plural strin·gen·cies

Definition of STRINGENCY

:  the quality or state of being stringent

Examples of STRINGENCY

  1. <some people objected to the stringency of the new regulations regarding the alteration of building exteriors in the historic district>

First Known Use of STRINGENCY

1844

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