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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: rigour(0.01248 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to rigour.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the quality of being logically valid [syn: cogency, validity,
2: something hard to endure; “the asperity of northern winters”
[syn: asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, severity,
3: excessive sternness; “severity of character”; “the harshness
of his punishment was inhuman”; “the rigors of boot camp”
[syn: severity, harshness, rigor, inclemency, hardness,
English → English (gcide)
Rigor \Rig"or\, n. [OE. rigour, OF. rigour, F. rigueur, from L.
rigor, fr. rigere to be stiff. See Rigid.] [Written also
1. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid;
rigidity; stiffness; hardness.
The rest his look
Bound with Gorgonian rigor not to move. --Milton.
2. (Med.) See 1st Rigor, 2.
3. Severity of climate or season; inclemency; as, the rigor
of the storm; the rigors of winter.
4. Stiffness of opinion or temper; rugged sternness;
hardness; relentless severity; hard-heartedness; cruelty.
All his rigor is turned to grief and pity. --Denham.
If I shall be condemn'd
Upon surmises, . . . I tell you
'T is rigor and not law. --Shak.
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
6. Severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain,
abstinence, or mortification.
The prince lived in this convent with all the rigor
and austerity of a capuchin. --Addison.
7. Violence; force; fury. [Obs.]
Whose raging rigor neither steel nor brass could
Syn: Stiffness; rigidness; inflexibility; severity;
austerity; sternness; harshness; strictness; exactness.