rigorism

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rig·or·ism

 (rĭg′ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
Harshness or strictness in conduct, judgment, or practice.

rig′or·ist n.
rig′or·is′tic adj.

rigorism

(ˈrɪɡəˌrɪzəm)
n
1. strictness in judgment or conduct
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the religious cult of extreme self-denial
3. (Theology) RC theol the doctrine that in cases of doubt in moral matters the stricter course must always be followed
ˈrigorist n
ˌrigorˈistic adj

rigorism

tutiorism.
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