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English → English (WordNet) Definition: rigour rigour n 1: the quality of being logically valid [syn: cogency, validity, rigor] 2: something hard to endure; “the asperity of northern winters” [syn: asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, severity, rigorousness] 3: excessive sternness; “severity of character”; “the harshness of his punishment was inhuman”; “the rigors of boot camp” [syn: severity, harshness, rigor, inclemency, hardness, stiffness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: rigour Rigor \Rig"or\, n. [OE. rigour, OF. rigour, F. rigueur, from L. rigor, fr. rigere to be stiff. See Rigid.] [Written also rigour.] 1. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness. [1913 Webster] The rest his look Bound with Gorgonian rigor not to move. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) See 1st Rigor, 2. [1913 Webster] 3. Severity of climate or season; inclemency; as, the rigor of the storm; the rigors of winter. [1913 Webster] 4. Stiffness of opinion or temper; rugged sternness; hardness; relentless severity; hard-heartedness; cruelty. [1913 Webster] All his rigor is turned to grief and pity. --Denham. [1913 Webster] If I shall be condemn'd Upon surmises, . . . I tell you 'T is rigor and not law. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Exactness without allowance, deviation, or indulgence; strictness; as, the rigor of criticism; to execute a law with rigor; to enforce moral duties with rigor; -- opposed to lenity. [1913 Webster] 6. Severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain, abstinence, or mortification. [1913 Webster] The prince lived in this convent with all the rigor and austerity of a capuchin. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 7. Violence; force; fury. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whose raging rigor neither steel nor brass could stay. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Syn: Stiffness; rigidness; inflexibility; severity; austerity; sternness; harshness; strictness; exactness. [1913 Webster]


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