rigorous, stringent, tightadjective
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
"rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"
Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe
They have stringent quality requirements outlining what is acceptable.
Etymology: From stringens, stringentem, from stringō.
binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules
Etymology: [L. stringens, -entis, p. pr. of stringere to draw or bind tight. See Strain.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
strin′jent, adj. binding strongly: urgent.—n. Strin′gency, state or quality of being stringent: severe pressure.—advs. Stringen′do (mus.) hastening the time; Strin′gently, in a stringent manner.—n. Strin′gentness. [L. stringens, -entis, pr.p. of stringĕre.]
The numerical value of stringent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of stringent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
We are cooperating with authorities, we have, and will continue to have, stringent security policies.
I think people are more forgiving around these times of desperate measures, the etiquette might not be as stringent.
Our medication society is set up to just give somebody pain pills and now we’re seeing problems with that, doctors are getting more stringent so individuals are going to the street for drugs that make them feel better and are cheaper. It’s a snowball effect.
Nobody has broken more phones in the lab than Corning, it's almost equivalent to crash testing for vehicles. We're simulating the most stringent conditions we can to make the product better in scenarios that you might see in the real world.
This ... suggests to me that this (compliance system) will be less stringent than the Kyoto Protocol.
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