What does sternness mean?

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stern·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sternnessnoun

    the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding

    "the sternness of his surroundings made him uncomfortable"

  2. sternness, strictnessnoun

    uncompromising resolution

Wiktionary

  1. sternnessnoun

    The state or quality of being stern.

  2. sternnessnoun

    The result or product of being stern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sternnessnoun

    the quality or state of being stern

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sternness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sternness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sternness in a Sentence

  1. Katy Perry:

    It’s a combination of compassion, humility, sternness and refusal. He is rebel – a rebel for Jesus, he is bringing the Church back to humility and connecting with people. He’s very humble and not frivolous.

Images & Illustrations of sternness

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