Find another word for sternness. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sternness, like: austerity, hardness, harshness, rigidity, rigor, rigorousness, severity, strictness, stringency, toughness and easy.
To be just with sternness was in his eyes a duty.
There is also an unrelieved sternness, which pains us by its contrast with Isa.
Diirer's designs, drawn with the pen in pale lilac, pink and green, show an inexhaustible richness of invention and an airy freedom and playfulness of hand beyond what could be surmised from the sternness of those studies which he made direct from life and nature.
His father was reserved, undemonstrative even to the pitch of chilling sternness, and among young Mill's comrades contempt of feeling was almost a watchword.
Of all generals Wellington was the last to waste a single trained man, and the sight of the breaches of Badajoz after the storm for a moment unnerved even his iron sternness.