rigorous, stringent, tight(adj)
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.
Origin: From stringens, stringentem, from stringō.
binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules
Origin: [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
Examples of stringent in a Sentence
Medical devices is a very stringent process.
These fan zones will be maintained with an adapted and stringent security protocol.
CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent.
The bottom line is that S&P used criteria that (were) less stringent but lied to investors about it.
The security is so stringent in NYC that it puts you at ease right from your arrival at the airport.
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