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rig·our

 (rĭg′ər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of rigor.

rigour

(ˈrɪɡə) or

rigor

n
1. harsh but just treatment or action
2. a severe or cruel circumstance; hardship: the rigours of famine.
3. strictness, harshness, or severity of character
4. strictness in judgment or conduct; rigorism
5. (Mathematics) maths logic logical validity or accuracy
6. (Logic) maths logic logical validity or accuracy
7. obsolete rigidity
[C14: from Latin rigor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rigour - the quality of being valid and rigorous
believability, credibility, credibleness - the quality of being believable or trustworthy
2.rigour - something hard to endurerigour - something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
difficultness, difficulty - the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
sternness - the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding; "the sternness of his surroundings made him uncomfortable"
3.rigour - excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"
sternness, strictness - uncompromising resolution

rigour

noun
1. (often plural) ordeal, suffering, trial, hardship, privation the rigours of childbirth
2. strictness, austerity, rigidity, firmness, hardness, harshness, inflexibility, stringency, asperity, sternness We need to address such challenging issues with rigour.
3. thoroughness, accuracy, precision, exactitude, exactness, conscientiousness, meticulousness, punctiliousness, preciseness His work is built round academic rigour and years of insight.
Translations
صَرامَه، قَسْوَهصَلابَه، قَسْوَه، شِدَّه
drsnoststrohost
hårdstrengstrenghed
harka, harîindiharka, strangleiki
atšiaurumas
bardzībabargi apstākļigrūtībasstingrība
katılıksertlikşiddet

rigour

rigor (US) [ˈrɪgəʳ] N (= severity) → rigor m; [of climate] → rigores mpl
the full rigour of the lawel máximo rigor de la ley

rigour

[ˈrɪgər] (British) rigor (US)
nrigueur f
rigours npl (= hardships) → rigueurs fpl
the rigours of winter → les rigueurs de l'hiver
to withstand the rigours of sth → résister aux rigueurs de qchrig-out [ˈrɪgaʊt] n (British) (= clothes) → tenue f

rigour

, (US) rigor
n
no pl (= strictness)Strenge f, → Striktheit f; the full rigour of the lawdie ganze Strenge des Gesetzes
rigours pl (of climate, famine etc)Unbilden pl

rigour

rig£or (Am) [ˈrɪgəʳ] nrigore m

rigour

(American) rigor (ˈrigə) noun
1. strictness; harshness.
2. (also ˈrigours noun plural) (of weather etc) the state of being very bad or unpleasant, or the hardship caused by this. the rigour(s) of life in the Arctic Circle.
ˈrigorous adjective
1. strict. a rigorous training.
2. harsh; unpleasant. a rigorous climate.
ˈrigorously adverb
ˈrigorousness noun
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