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Strict
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Strict as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 April 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 23 answers for the crossword clue 'Strict', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Strict a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Strict as an answer itself some 124 times.

Strict is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 with the answer being SEVERE, we also found SEVERE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
  • (of rules) stringently enforced; "hard-and-fast rules"
  • Severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  • Characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
  • Incapable of compromise or flexibility

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

EXACT
Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"

HARSH
Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

RIGID
Designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure

STERN
Severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"

6 Letters

NARROW
A narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

SEVERE
Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

7 Letters

AUSTERE
Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"

LITERAL
A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

PRECISE
Sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"

8 Letters

ABSOLUTE
Something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative; "no mortal being can influence the absolute"

EXACTING
Requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"

RIGOROUS
Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

9 Letters

DEMANDING
Requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

STRINGENT
Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

UNBENDING
Incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; "a rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending will to dominate"

10 Letters

METICULOUS
Marked by precise accordance with details; "meticulous research"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette"

UNYIELDING
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

11 Letters

HARDANDFAST

PUNCTILIOUS
Marked by precise accordance with details; "meticulous research"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette"

STRAITLACED
Exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

12 Letters

NONINDULGENT
Characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

13 Letters

AUTHORITARIAN
A person who behaves in a tyrannical manner; "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"

14 Letters

UNCOMPROMISING
Not making concessions; "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty"

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