unpermissiveness


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Noun1.unpermissiveness - a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limitsunpermissiveness - a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
sternness, strictness - uncompromising resolution
permissiveness, tolerance - a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
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Even the group delinquents reporting non-violent offences only show the same remarkable pattern: relative unpermissiveness towards violent acts involving familiar victims and relative permissiveness when the same acts involve unfamiliar victims.
The confirmation of the differential effect of ~familiarity of the victim' and ~nature of damage' has an important theoretical implication: unpermissiveness towards delinquent acts is the result of personal reasoning, and not the simple result of societal rules and deterrence.