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stringency

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  1. 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 Synonyms of stringency exactingness, hardness, harshness, inflexibility, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigorousness, sternness, strictness, severityWords Related to stringency callousness, hard-heartedness, implacability, obduracy, obdurateness, pitilessness; dourness, gruffness; asceticism, austereness, austerity, monasticism; determination, firmness, resolve, steadfastness; obstinacy, stubbornnessNear Antonyms of stringency forbearance, indulgence, kindness, lenience, patience, softness, tenderness, tolerance; responsiveness, willingness; compliance, pliability, pliancyAntonyms of stringency flexibility, gentleness, laxness, mildness


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