stringent character or condition: the stringency of poverty.
strictness; closeness; rigor: the stringency of school discipline.
tightness; straitness: stringency in the money market.
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How to use stringency in a sentence
Not that stringencies upon the Press please me—no, nor arrests and imprisonments.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
But I am wandering from the point, just as I yearn to wander from all the stringencies of life this summer.The Garden, You, and I | Mabel Osgood Wright
Their sympathies were with him, but they felt unable to cope with the iron stringencies of the time.Charles Lewis Cocke | William Robert Lee Smith