Words and phrases that have a meaning related to sterner:   (131 results)

Often used in the same context:
tougher, stiffer, harsher, forceful, strident, sharper, bolder, conciliatory, gentler, resolute, stricter, stronger, softer, graver, subtler, braver, bellicose, lenient, toughened, weightier, livelier, defiant, clearer, assertive, fiercer, swifter, daunting, grimmer, blunter, friendlier, rougher, confrontational, nastier, ominous, kinder, gloomier, crueller, ruder, fearsome, weaker, schoolmasterly, nuanced, pragmatic, milder, severer, timid, bluntest, cagier, feistier, truer, tighter, truculent, dour, obdurate, keener, trickier, scornful, surer, formidable, scarier, greater, meatier, belligerent, heftier, cannier, readier, slighter, tetchy, meaner, ameliorative, shrewder, uglier, sanguine, grumpier, uncompromising, starker, intransigent, placatory, firmer, persuasive, calmer, steeper, punitive, churchillian, wilier, obstinate, wiser, gutsier, tamer, stringent, menacing, draconian, classier, cruder, moralistic, circumspect, rosier, streetwise, wary, politer, similar, convincing, commoner, masculine, oriental, \u00ab, andrew, arid, browning, camden, com, dave, essex, fiery, fuller, gratis, har, harvard, hath, innocence, jesus, junior, sternest, stern, kindlier, harsh, harshest, prosaic, soberer, austere, mildest

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— Nouns for sterner: stuff, measures, sex, virtues, tone, discipline, qualities, side, duties, test, character more...

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