Definitions for rigour

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rigour

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

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

    the quality of being valid and rigorous

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

    something hard to endure

    "the asperity of northern winters"

  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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. rigour(Noun)

    A harsh or severe experience.

  2. rigour(Noun)

    A trembling or shivering response.

  3. rigour(Noun)

    Character of being unyielding or inflexible.

  4. rigour(Noun)

    Shrewd questioning.

  5. rigour(Noun)

    Higher level of difficulty.

  6. rigour(Noun)

    An abbreviated form of rigour mortis.

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rigour

    Rigour or rigor has a number of meanings in relation to intellectual life and discourse. These are separate from public and political applications with their suggestion of laws enforced to the letter, or political absolutism.


Translations for rigour

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for rigour »

Translation

Find a translation for the rigour definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these rigour definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"rigour." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 19 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/rigour>.

Are we missing a good definition for rigour? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for rigour:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.