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sternness

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the quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism)
  • the company's new president has a reputation for granitelike sternness and monkish austerity

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“Sternness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sternness. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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