restrictiveness


restrictiveness
noun
1. a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
Hypernyms: ↑modification, ↑qualifying, ↑limiting
2. a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
Syn: ↑unpermissiveness
Derivationally related forms: ↑restrictive, ↑unpermissive (for: ↑unpermissiveness)
Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑temperament
Hyponyms: ↑sternness, ↑strictness

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noun

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restricˈtiveness noun
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Main Entry:restrict

Useful english dictionary. 2012.