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3 definitions found
 for stringency
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stringency \Strin"gen*cy\ (str[i^]n"jen*s[y^]), n.
     The quality or state of being stringent.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of
           credit [syn: stringency, tightness]
      2: conscientious attention to rules and details [syn:
         strictness, stringency]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "stringency":
     Spartanism, acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, astringency,
     austerity, authoritarianism, bite, bitterness, causticity,
     chinchiness, chintziness, demandingness, discipline, edge,
     exactingness, exiguity, fewness, fierceness, grimness, grip,
     hardness, harshness, inclemency, infrequency, keenness, meagerness,
     meticulousness, miserliness, mordacity, mordancy, niggardliness,
     paucity, poignancy, point, rarity, regimentation, restrictedness,
     rigid discipline, rigor, roughness, ruggedness, scantiness,
     scarcity, scrimpiness, severity, sharpness, skimpiness, smallness,
     sparseness, sparsity, sternness, sting, stinginess, strictness,
     stridency, tartness, teeth, thinness, tightness, toughness,
     trenchancy, ungentleness, vehemence, violence, virulence

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