stricture: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (strik'chur), [key]
— n.
  1. a remark or comment, esp. an adverse criticism: The reviewer made several strictures upon the author's style.
  2. an abnormal contraction of any passage or duct of the body.
  3. a restriction.
  4. the act of enclosing or binding tightly.
  5. strictness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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