By strict Jewish law, which follows a matrilineal line, Giffords is not a Jew.
But last season, Sheldon drew up a strict 31-page “Relationship Agreement” and the couple started dating on his terms.
Her voice was too strong, too assured, to encase in strict rules.
Edith was a fascinating character, at once a strict fundamentalist and a sophisticated, warm-hearted aesthete.
For years Mandela had been urging the ANC to abandon its strict policy of passive resistance.
And what was to be the result of this strict adherence to the Word of God?
I mention it as the friend of both parties, and in strict confidence.
He was most strict and tyrannical in his household, and his lightest word was law.
But he also learned stern, strict obedience, such as it was impossible for him to forget.
Miss Ormerod, to do her strict justice, was hardworking and conscientious.
1590s, "narrow, drawn in, small," from Latin strictus "drawn together, tight, rigid," past participle of stringere "draw or bind tight" (see strain (v.)). The sense of "stringent and rigorous" (of law) is first found in 1570s; of qualities or conditions generally, 1580s.
A function f is strict in an argument if
f bottom = bottom
(See bottom). In other words, the result depends on the argument so evaluation of an application of the function cannot terminate until evaluation of the argument has terminated.
If the result is only bottom when the argument is bottom then the function is also bottom-unique.
See also strict evaluation, hyperstrict.