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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.
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:
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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