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stringency

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the quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism)
  • some people objected to the stringency of the new regulations regarding the alteration of building exteriors in the historic district

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The first known use of stringency was in 1844

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“Stringency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stringency. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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