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stricture

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1 an often public or formal expression of disapproval
  • the church's strictures on the morals and mores of contemporary society

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2 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice
  • the new zoning strictures effectively make further development along the riverfront commercially unviable

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The first known use of stricture was in the 14th century

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“Stricture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stricture. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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