unpermissiveness


unpermissiveness
noun
a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
Syn: ↑restrictiveness
Ant: ↑permissiveness
Derivationally related forms: ↑restrictive (for: ↑restrictiveness), ↑unpermissive
Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑temperament
Hyponyms: ↑sternness, ↑strictness

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