strictly

[ strikt-lee ]
/ ˈstrɪkt li /

adverb

in a strict manner; rigorously; stringently: strictly enforced.
precisely or candidly; factually: strictly speaking.

Nearby words

  1. strickland,
  2. strickland, william,
  3. strickle,
  4. strict,
  5. striction,
  6. strictly decreasing function,
  7. strictly increasing function,
  8. stricture,
  9. stricturotomy,
  10. stridden

Origin of strictly

First recorded in 1480–90; strict + -ly

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Word Origin and History for strictly

strictly

adv.

late 15c., from strict + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper