Synonyms of strict


1. rigorous, strict, exact (vs. inexact)

usage: rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

2. hard-and-fast, strict, invariable (vs. variable)

usage: (of rules) stringently enforced; "hard-and-fast rules"

3. nonindulgent (vs. indulgent), strict, austere, stern, blue(prenominal), puritanic, puritanical, corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal, monkish, renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating, self-denying, self-disciplined, self-restraining, severe, spartan, abstemious

usage: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

4. rigid, strict, intolerant (vs. tolerant)

usage: incapable of compromise or flexibility

5. stern, strict, exacting, demanding (vs. undemanding)

usage: severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"

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Definition and meaning of strict (Dictionary)