Definition of prescriptiveness in US English:

prescriptiveness

noun

  • See prescriptive

    • ‘I think the thing that most worried me about this text was its prescriptiveness.’
    • ‘To give her her due, the headmistress wasn't too keen on league tables herself and has spoken out against government prescriptiveness.’
    • ‘Such prescriptiveness probably reached its peak in regulations for the launch of digital TV.’