1. 1〔厳格な〕strict

    厳しく strictly

    • 厳しい規則
    • a strict rule
    • 厳しい訓練
    • rigorous training
    • 厳しい先生
    • a strict teacher
    • 彼の両親はしつけが厳しい
    • His parents are quite strict.
    • 厳しい取り締まり
    • tough controls
    • 厳しい芸の世界に生きる
    • live in a demanding artistic world
  1. 2〔情け容赦のない〕severe
    • 厳しい罰
    • a severe [harsh] punishment
    • 厳しい表情
    • a stern look
    • 厳しい批判
    • harsh criticism
    • 厳しく叱りつける
    • scold a person severely/《口》 give a person a good telling off
    • 厳しい要求をつきつけてきた
    • They made exacting demands.
    • 世間は厳しい
    • The world is not easy to live in.
  1. 3〔激しい〕terrible; awful; severe ((cold))
    • 今日は暑さが厳しい
    • The heat is terrible [awful] today.
  1. 4〔緊迫した〕
    • 厳しい国際情勢
    • a tense [strained] international situation