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Stricture Definition in Context with Images

Published on August 14th, 2022 | Last updated on August 14th, 2022 by | Category: English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Stricture Definition in Context with Images | 129 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Stricture definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, stricture, in short real sentences with illustrations and text-to-speech functionality.

/ˈstrɪk.tʃəʳ/ (noun)

Structure definition

  1. harsh criticism or disapproval, censure, rebuke, critical remark, condemnation, obloquy
  2. severe restriction or limitation, constraint, limit, boundary

Example

They described spiraling prices for food staples, transportation, and schoolbooks, coupled with an abrupt and often total income loss. Many had been the sole or primary wage earner for their family, but most lost their employment due to Taliban policies imposing strictures on women’s access to work. Only those working in primary education or health care were still able to work, and most were not being paid due to the financial crisis.

Source of example: https://www.hrw.org/

Antonyms

praise, carte blanche

Parts of speech

Adjective: strictured

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