What is the opposite of leniency?

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Noun
Opposite of the quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case
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Opposite of the state of being merciful
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Opposite of the state or attitude of being indulgent or tolerant
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Opposite of patient self-control
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Opposite of the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with
Noun
Opposite of compassion or mercy shown towards someone
“She was also setting him up to take the blame for a fraud at the firm where she worked.”
Noun
Opposite of carelessness or negligence
Noun
Opposite of the avoidance of excess or extremes, especially in one's behaviour or political opinions
Noun
Opposite of the action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error or offense
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