Definition of Stringent

1. Adjective. Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures. "Stringent safety measures"

Exact synonyms: Rigorous, Tight
Similar to: Demanding
Derivative terms: Rigor, Rigorousness, Stringency



Definition of Stringent

1. a. Binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules.

Definition of Stringent

1. Adjective. Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stringent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stringent

string tie
string together
string trimmer
string trimmers
string up
stringboard
stringboards
stringcourse
stringcourses
stringed
stringed instrument
stringed instruments
stringencies
stringency
stringendo
stringent (current term)
stringently
stringentness
stringer
stringers
stringhalt
stringhalted
stringhalts
stringhamite
stringier
stringiest
stringification
stringified
stringifies
stringify

Literary usage of Stringent

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1. Ireland Past and Present by Augustus J. Thébaud, John Habberton (1878)
"It is possible that to the Legislature of New York State chiefly, and soon after to the Congress of the United States at Washington, which enacted stringent ..."

2. History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves by George Washington Williams (1883)
"MISSOURI FASSES stringent LAWS AGAINST THE INSTRUCTION OF NEGROES. ... stringent LAWS ENACTED. — HISTORY OF SCHOOLS FOR THK COLORED POPULATION IN THE ..."

3. Shirley: A Tale by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"Why are not the laws more stringent, that I might compel her to hear reason ?" " Console yourself, uncle. Were Britain a serfdom, and you the czar, ..."

4. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"... a literary master; yet they confirm our opinion of his singularly keen and stringent personality. Having received no education in letters, Cellini never ..."

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