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See definition of stricter on Dictionary.com
  • adj.authoritarian
  • adj.accurate, absolute

synonyms for stricter

  • draconian
  • exacting
  • harsh
  • rigid
  • rigorous
  • scrupulous
  • severe
  • stern
  • stringent
  • tough
  • austere
  • dead set
  • disciplinary
  • dour
  • firm
  • forbidding
  • grim
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • iron-fisted
  • no-nonsense
  • oppressive
  • picky
  • prudish
  • punctilious
  • puritanical
  • set
  • square
  • stickling
  • straight
  • strait-laced
  • stuffy
  • unpermissive
  • unsparing
  • uptight

antonyms for stricter

MOST RELEVANT
  • easy
  • easy-going
  • facile
  • flexible
  • gentle
  • kind
  • lenient
  • mild
  • nice
  • soft
  • tolerant
  • amenable
  • inaccurate
  • indefinite
  • tractable
  • uncertain
  • yielding
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How to use stricter in a sentence

Already that influence was at work, and Elizabeth had many detractors among those of the stricter persuasion.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
But, in any stricter sense of the word, friends we were not.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. II (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Again, the various claims or dues of the king took more decidedly the feudal type and received stricter legal definition.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
It seems probable that only the stricter portion returned and established themselves in the land of their fathers.
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
But Yahwism, like Islam, had its sects and tendencies, and the opponents to the stricter ritualism always had followers.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
But there is nothing to preclude active Orders from being stricter in their observance than some contemplative Orders.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
Cecilia did not believe what he said, and the anxiety caused her by the incident made her keep a stricter watch on him.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
They are the exceptions, and, in the long run, the stricter plan will probably prove more satisfactory to all concerned.
THE EXPERT MAID-SERVANTCRISTINE TERHUNE HERRICK
Marcus shook his head, and soon after continued his journey, keeping a stricter watch than ever, but seeing no more of the man.
MARCUS: THE YOUNG CENTURIONGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Never did a magistrate exercise power entrusted to him, with stricter fidelity than Washington.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
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