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Definition of over-strict in English:


Excessively strict: an over-strict upbringing an over-strict disciplinarian
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  • We have many reasons to believe the contest rules were overstrict.
  • He was negligent in financial matters, had erected unnecessary buildings at the college's expense, and was an overstrict disciplinarian.
  • This is an over-strict doctrine which neither reflects culpability nor serves the goal of crime prevention.

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