English edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin stringēns, stringentem, from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (to stroke, to shear, stiff).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɹɪn.d͡ʒənt/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪnd͡ʒənt

Adjective edit

stringent (comparative more stringent, superlative most stringent)

  1. Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe
    They have stringent quality requirements outlining what is acceptable.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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German edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin stringēns, stringentem.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

stringent (strong nominative masculine singular stringenter, comparative stringenter, superlative am stringentesten)

  1. stringent
  2. coherent (of an argument)
    Synonyms: einleuchtend, schlüssig, überzeugend

Further reading edit

  • stringent” in Duden online
  • stringent” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin edit

Verb edit


  1. third-person plural future active indicative of stringō

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian stringente.

Adjective edit

stringent m or n (feminine singular stringentă, masculine plural stringenți, feminine and neuter plural stringente)

  1. stringent

Declension edit