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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness(noun)

    something hard to endure

    "the asperity of northern winters"

  2. cogency, validity, rigor, rigour(noun)

    the quality of being valid and rigorous

  3. severity, severeness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffness(noun)

    excessive sternness

    "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"

Wiktionary

  1. rigor(Noun)

    an abbreviated form of rigor mortis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rigor(noun)

    rigidity; stiffness

  2. Rigor(noun)

    a sense of chilliness, with contraction of the skin; a convulsive shuddering or tremor, as in the chill preceding a fever

  3. Rigor(noun)

    the becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness

  4. Rigor(noun)

    see 1st Rigor, 2

  5. Rigor(noun)

    severity of climate or season; inclemency; as, the rigor of the storm; the rigors of winter

  6. Rigor(noun)

    stiffness of opinion or temper; rugged sternness; hardness; relentless severity; hard-heartedness; cruelty

  7. Rigor(noun)

    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

  8. Rigor(noun)

    severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain, abstinence, or mortification

  9. Rigor(noun)

    violence; force; fury

  10. Origin: [L. See Rigor., below.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rigor

    rī′gur, n. the same as Rigour: (med.) a sense of chilliness with contraction of the skin, a preliminary symptom of many diseases.—n. Rī′gor-mor′tis, the characteristic stiffening of the body caused by the contraction of the muscles after death.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rigor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rigor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Heilbroner:

    Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis.

  2. David A Mascio:

    We try to apply the academic rigor in finance to the practical application of managing money within our strategies.

  3. Diana Silver:

    There hasn't been a lot of research about the rigor and depth of enforcement of these laws, and there needs to be, without it, we can't know what contribution these laws can make.

  4. Assistant Director-General Bruce Aylward:

    We're planning on a full-on six-month effort to really get this thing to zero, if you can bring rigor to this contact tracing, you can drive this thing to zero. You have to hunt the virus.

  5. Bernard Mandeville:

    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?

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