Definition of strictness:
- precision (part of speech: noun)
- vigilance (part of speech: noun)
severity (part of speech: noun)
It is not in strictness a mining camp, for there are no reefs in the immediate neighbourhood, but a mining centre, which proposes to live as the local metropolis of a gold- bearing district, a place of supply and seat of local administration.- "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
It made her feel both sly and guilty to behave so differently out of sight, and yet now that she had once begun she seemed unable to help going on and she was sure, foolish child, that Aunt Barbara's strictness made her naughty!- "Countess Kate", Charlotte M. Yonge.
- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.