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- (uncountable) The state or quality of being strict.
- Discipline calls for a certain strictness.
- 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Part 3
- I lost all restraint, and yielding to the force of the emotion, gave down, as mere woman, those effusions of pleasure, which, in the strictness of still faithful love, I could have wished to have held up.
- (countable) The result or product of being strict.