Definition of stringency in English:

stringency

noun

  • See stringent

    • ‘When I was young I tended toward Scriptural stringency, but studying Wesleyan theology loosened me up a great deal.’
    • ‘In the face of conditions of financial stringency, much of value has been achieved in that short period.’
    • ‘The Russian school is famous, notorious even, for its stringency and rigidity.’
    • ‘These are the unavoidable consequences of a bursting Bubble, not monetary stringency.’
    • ‘In particular, the author considers the sensitivity requirement to be lacking in stringency.’

Pronunciation

stringency

/ˈstrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)nsi/