sternness

  • 1 Sternness — Stern ness, n. The quality or state of being stern. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 sternness — index cruelty, rigor, severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 sternness — Ⅰ. stern [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) grimly serious or strict, especially in the exercise of discipline. 2) severe; demanding. DERIVATIVES sternly adverb sternness noun. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ …

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  • 4 sternness — noun 1. the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding the sternness of his surroundings made him uncomfortable • Derivationally related forms: ↑stern • Hypernyms: ↑asperity, ↑grimness, ↑hardship, ↑rigor …

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  • 5 sternness — noun see stern I …

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  • 6 sternness — See sternly. * * * …

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  • 7 sternness — noun a) The state or quality of being stern. b) The result or product of being stern …

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  • 8 sternness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing: austerity, hardness, harshness, rigidity, rigor, rigorousness, severity, strictness, stringency, toughness. See EASY …

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  • 9 sternness — stern·ness || stÉœrnnɪs / stɜː n. strictness, severeness, uncompromising attitude, firmness; grimness, harshness, austereness …

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  • 10 sternness — n. 1. Severity, austerity, rigidity. 2. Harshness, asperity, rigor, inflexibility, cruelty …

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  • 11 sternness — stern·ness …

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  • 12 sternness — See: stern …

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  • 13 stiven —  sternness; perhaps from STIFFS …

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  • 15 rigor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. harshness, hardness, austerity, severity, stringency, rigorousness, strictness, rigidity, inflexibility, sternness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rigidity, stiffness, inflexibility, hardness, sternness,… …

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  • 16 rigorousness — noun 1. something hard to endure the asperity of northern winters • Syn: ↑asperity, ↑grimness, ↑hardship, ↑rigor, ↑rigour, ↑severity, ↑severeness, ↑ …

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  • 17 rigourousness — noun 1. something hard to endure the asperity of northern winters • Syn: ↑asperity, ↑grimness, ↑hardship, ↑rigor, ↑rigour, ↑severity, ↑severeness, ↑ …

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  • 18 severeness — noun 1. something hard to endure the asperity of northern winters • Syn: ↑asperity, ↑grimness, ↑hardship, ↑rigor, ↑rigour, ↑severity, ↑rigorousness, ↑ …

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  • 19 severity — noun 1. used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑badness, ↑severeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bad (for: ↑severeness), ↑severe …

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  • 20 Rigor — Rig or, n. [OE. rigour, OF. rigour, F. rigueur, from L. rigor, fr. rigere to be stiff. See {Rigid}.] [Written also {rigour}.] 1. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness. [1913 Webster] The rest his… …

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