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strictness

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the quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism)
  • his stoic temperament suited him well to the demands and strictness of military life

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“Strictness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/strictness. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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