Strictness vs Disciplinarian - What's the difference?

strictness | disciplinarian |

As a noun strictness

is (uncountable) the state or quality of being strict.

As a verb disciplinarian is





  • (uncountable) The state or quality of being strict.
  • :Discipline calls for a certain strictness .
  • {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=3 , I lost all restraint, and yielding to the force of the emotion, gave down, as mere woman, those effusions of pleasure, which, in the strictness of still faithful love, I could have wished to have held up.}}
  • (countable) The result or product of being strict.
  • disciplinarian



    (en noun)
  • One who exercises discipline.
  • He is the chief disciplinarian in the school.
  • (by extension) One who believes in discipline as a tool for regulation or control.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Relating to discipline.
  • * Milman
  • Disciplinarian system.