Origin of stringent
Examples from the Web for stringently
Colonists were stringently enjoined from having anything to do with them.The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century|Clarence Henry Haring
Frederick dryly remarked that May's capital was stringently tied up in the hands of trustees, whether she were married or single.That Unfortunate Marriage, Vol. 3(of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
The destinies have not always been stringently fastidious as to the admission of lodgers to this sacred ground.Shakespeare's England|William Winter
Today it is perhaps the most stringently observed of all the manifold commandments in American railroading.The Railroad Problem|Edward Hungerford
I am against any short hours' bill, and am of opinion that infant labour should be stringently and universally enforced.
British Dictionary definitions for stringently
Word Origin for stringent
Word Origin and History for stringently
c.1600, "astringent," especially with reference to taste, from Latin stringentem (nominative stringens), present participle of stringere "to compress, contract, bind or draw tight" (see strain). Of regulations, procedures, etc., 1846.