South Carolina relaxed the strictness of its ID law, and a bipartisan court unanimously approved it.
For the whole logic and strictness of connexion is only apparent.
You know how I often rebelled against the strictness of life here.
With all the strictness of my nineteen years I was simply horrified.
In strictness, the soul does not respect men as it respects itself.
So reasoned the Comandante and his captain, and hence the strictness of their orders about guarding the rancho.
Probably this strictness of discipline was a good thing for the small boy.
This valuable additive law, however, cannot be applied in strictness to the amount of ionisation attending the ray.
I hate all kind of strictness, and duty, and self-denying, and that kind of thing.
To the first only is the term chansons de geste in strictness applicable.
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.